This week in Fish: Flying Stonefish!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Feb 2013

Relax!  Stonefishes don't fly, but this one was kindly delivered after flying down from the north coast.

Reef Stonefish spines

Reef Stonefish spines
Photographer: Mark McGrouther © Australian Museum

New movies:

Blackblotched Porcupinefish, Diodon liturosus
Leaf Scorpionfish, Taenianotus triacanthus
Reef Stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa
Spotted Garden Eel, Heteroconger hassi

New images:

Broad Duckbill at Edithburgh
Broad Duckbill at Port Victoria
Reef Stonefish spines
Softcoral Pipefish at Raja Ampat
Slender Sprat, Spratelloides gracilis
School of Slender Sprat
Twospot Snapper, Lutjanus biguttatus
Twospot Snapper at Lizard Island
Western Striped Grunter at Sceale Bay
Western Striped Grunter, Pelates octolineatus

New visitor:

Hans Ho -2013

New fact sheet:

Broad Duckbill, Enigmapercis reducta

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Blackblotched Porcupinefish, Diodon liturosus, Leaf Scorpionfish, Taenianotus triacanthus, Reef Stonefish, spines, Synanceia verrucosa, Spotted Garden Eel, Heteroconger hassi, Broad Duckbill, Softcoral Pipefish, Slender Sprat, Spratelloides gracilis, Twospot Snapper, Lutjanus biguttatus, Western Striped Grunter, Pelates octolineatus,