Image: Bluelined Leatherjacket with 'fungus'

Bluelined Leatherjacket with 'fungus'

A Bluelined Leatherjacket, Meuschenia galii, at a depth of 6 m, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 6 April 1991.

Barry Hutchins
© Barry Hutchins


The fish has a fungus-like grown over much of the front half of the head and body.

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Tags Bluelined Leatherjacket, fungus, Meuschenia galii, Monacanthidae, fishes, ichthyology, marine, blue, yellow,