Image: Sharptail Sunfish washed ashore

Sharptail Sunfish washed ashore

N. Slater with a 1.7 m long Sharptail Sunfish, Masturus lanceolatus, washed up on a beach near Robe, South Australia, August 2007.

N. Slater
© N. Slater


A small amount of muscle tissue from the fish is now in the Australian Museum ichthyology collection (AMS I.44396.001).

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, Sharptail Sunfish, Masturus lanceolatus, Molidae,