A Week of Fish: The Frog(fish) Prince!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Sep 2013

This week we bring you a very fishy version of 'The Frog Prince'.

Purple Queen, Pseudanthias tuka

Purple Queen, Pseudanthias tuka
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

The Frog Prince:

A 'Beauty and the Beast' selection of characters present a very fishy version of 'The Frog Prince'.  Our apologies to the Brothers Grimm. :)

Overcome by Highfin A-Moray the Purple Queen kissed the Royal Dottyback who turned into a Threespine Frogfish. The Redthroat Emperor blushed. 

New movies:

Australian Lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri 
Great Hammerhead, Sphyrna mokarran
Murray Cod, Maccullochella peelii
Tadpole Coffinfish, Chaunacops melanostomus

New images:

Bluelined Leatherjacket with 'fungus'
Highfin Moray, Gymnothorax pseudothyrsoideus
Royal Dottyback, Pictichromis paccagnellae
Purple Queen, Pseudanthias tuka
Threespine Frogfish, Batrachomoeus trispinosus

Past visitors:

Jim Cooper
Dr Chunguang Zhang

New image gallery:


New index page:

Sphyrnidae - Hammerhead Sharks