Image: Striped Gudgeon climbing
This Striped Gudgeon was one of many specimens seen swimming up a steep grassy slope from the flooded Cooperabung Creek, Telegraph point, New South Wales, February 2013. The green background is artificial grass.
- Wayne Bowen
- © Wayne Bowen
Wayne Bowen watched male and female fish ascending the slope to a height of about 10 metres.
He stated that "they left the flooded plain in an attempt to enter my overflowing perched dam."