This week in Fish: 2011 - it was a big year!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Dec 2011

Thank you very much to everyone who contributed to the fish site throughout the year.  Permission to use images and movies was granted by 87 people. I've compiled a short summary, below, of what you have made possible.  So, thank you and best wishes for a happy, safe (and fishy) 2012.

Head of a Largetooth Flounder

Head of a Largetooth Flounder
Photographer: Richard Vevers © Richard Vevers

2011 was a good one

The site now contains information on 1136 fish species.
Assets added to the fish site during 2011 include:

  • 274 images
  • 47 blog posts
  • 43 assets from the old site (still more to migrate)
  • 40 miscellaneous pages - lists, tributes, etc
  • 25 movies
  • 22 image galleries
  • 13 visitor pages

New movie:

Giant Shovelnose Ray in an aquarium
Shark Ray, Rhina ancylostoma

New images:

Chinaman Rockcod, Epinephelus rivulatus
Head of a Largetooth Flounder
Redfish, Centroberyx affinis

New image galleries:

Alfonsinos and Redfishes

Feel-good movie:

And to leave you all on a happy note, the movie below shows some beautiful footage.  Click on the link if you wish to see the larger original version on YouTube.

Bali diving footage on YouTube

Tags fishes, ichthyology, 2011, Largetooth Flounder, Chinaman Rockcod, Redfish,