Image: Whitley's Gurnard Perch, Maxillicosta whitleyi

Whitley's Gurnard Perch, Maxillicosta whitleyi

A Whitley's Gurnard Perch photographed at night at a depth of 9 m, the Pipeline, Nelson Bay, New South Wales, 17 March 2011.

Photographer:
Dave Harasti
Rights:
© Dave Harasti

Notes

It is unusual to see Whitley's Gurnard Perch in diving depths. The species is usually found at depths between about 40 m and 80 m.

Thank you to Dr Hiroyuki Motomura for identifying the fish.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Maxillicosta whitleyi, Whitley's Gurnard Perch, Neosebastidae,