Image: Snakehead Gudgeon, Giuris margaritacea

Snakehead Gudgeon, Giuris margaritacea

A Snakehead Gudgeon caught on hook and line at a depth between .5 m and 1 m at approximately 3pm, Suavanao, Santa Isabel Province, Solomon Islands, 8 August 2010.

Chris Starkey
© Chris Starkey


The stream is spring fed and is separated from any tidal influence. The fish was taken on a small surface lure to imitate insects, falling from the overhaning canopy.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Eleotridae, Giuris margaritacea, Snakehead Gudgeon,