Image: Black Marlin scale

Black Marlin scale

Scanning electron micgrograph of a scale taken from a Black Marlin, Istiompax indica, from the Ichthyology Collection (AMS IB.7505). The fish was caught off Port Stephens, New South Wales in 1966.

Sue Lindsay
© Australian Museum

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