Image: Stout Floater, Schindleria brevipinguis

Stout Floater, Schindleria brevipinguis

The holotype of Schindleria brevipinguis. This Stout Floater was collected at Carter Reef lagoon, Lizard Island area, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland,18 January 1982.

Mark Allen
© Australian Museum


The Stout Floater is arguably the world's smallest fish. The fish is registered in the Australian Museum fish collection (AMS I.23552-006).

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Schindleria brevipinguis, Stout Floater, Schindleriidae,