This week in Fish: A lost Mozambique Seabream

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 18 Feb 2011

It has been a big week.  Highlights include the receipt of a Mozambique Seabream that was caught in a surprising location and a fact sheet about an unusual habitat for small fishes - sea slugs.

Shrimp and goby on a nudibranch

Shrimp and goby on a nudibranch
Photographer: J. Weinberg © J. Weinberg

New images

Dusky Leatherjacket, Paramonacanthus otisensis
Flathead Gudgeon in an aquarium
Flathead Gudgeon, Philypnodon grandiceps
Mozambique Seabream, Wattsia mossambica
Seram Blenny, Salarias ceramensis


Are sea slugs goby hosts? This page shows some amazing images of a shrimp and goby on a sea slug. It also discusses the three kinds of symbiotic relationships found in fishes - parasitism, mutualism and commensalism.

New fish indices:

Antenariidae - Anglerfishes
Eleotridae Gudgeons
Lethrinidae - Emperors
Monacanthidae - Leatherjackets
Ogcocephaliidae - Batfishes

Tags fishes, ichthyology, fish bits, Mozambique Seabream,