Image: Blue Scissortail, Assessor macneilli

Blue Scissortail, Assessor macneilli

A Blue Scissortail at a depth of 5.5 m, south-west of Murray Island, Queensland, 6 December 2105

Andrew Green
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The Blue Scissortail is nearly always found in caves and is usually seen upside down. It often occurs with the Yellow Scissortail, Assessor flavissimus.

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Tags Assessor macneilli, Blue Scissortail, Plesiopidae, fishes, ichthyology, marine,