Image: Papuan Jawfish with lure

Papuan Jawfish with lure

A Papuan Jawfish caught on hook and line by M. Calcutt in murky water, Embley River System, near Weipa, Queensland, October 2002.

M. Calcutt
© M. Calcutt


After the hook was removed the fish "walked" off the deck back into the water.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Opistognathus papuensis, Papuan Jawfish, Opistognathidae,