Image: Larval Red Bass
A larval Red Bass caught in a light trap at a depth between the surface and 2 m, off Casurina Beach, Lizard Island, Queensland, 18 November 2011.
- Christoph Braun
- © Christoph Braun
Larval Red Bass look very different to adults. At this size, the fish is believed to be a mimic of the Swallowtail Puller (Chomis ternatensis) a species of damselfish.
The fish is now registered in the Australian Museum fish collection (AMS I.45568-003).