Image: Tail of a Dusky Flathead

Tail of a Dusky Flathead

The tail of a 50 cm long (TL) Dusky Flathead caught by Australian Museum Fish Section staff, near the Cunjurong Point boat ramp, Lake Conjola, 17 March 2011. The fish was returned to the water unharmed.

Amanda Hay
© Australian Museum


The sight record has been given the registration number AMS I.45634-010.

The colouration and markings on the tails of flatheads are often important ways to separate species.  View additional details on the Dusky Flathead page.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Platycephalus fuscus, Dusky Flathead, Platycephalidae,