Movie: Blackspot Anglerfish, Tathicarpus butleri

An 8 cm long Blackspot Anglerfish caught at a depth of 2 m, Susan River, near Hervey Bay, southern Queensland, September 2007.

© Jack Stocks
Jack Stocks


The footage was taken at Reefworld, Queensland. Note how the pectoral fin rays are splayed before the fish places its fin on the ground.

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