This week in Fish: Deepsea anglerfishes and the Lilac-tip Basslet

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 Sep 2010

Highlights for the week include a new movie from Agent 1 on 'The exciting life of Anglerfishes, a movie showing a halosaur at a depth of 1027 m and an outrageously coloured Lilac-tip Basslet swimming on the HMAS Brisbane.  Thank you as always to all our contributors.

A deepsea anglerfish, Bufoceratias wedli

A deepsea anglerfish, Bufoceratias wedli
Photographer: N.J. Marshall © N.J. Marshall & Harb. Br. Oceanog. Inst.

Blog posts:

Common and Standard Names
Psychedelic frogfish makes a splash
The exciting life of Anglerfishes

New factsheets:

Deepsea Flathead, Hoplichthys haswelli
Hyperostosis - Swollen Bones
Zoogeography of Australian fish species

New galleries:


New images:

Blacktip Rockcod, Epinephelus fasciatus
Giant Hatchetfish from the collection
Larval Beaked Coralfish
Leatherjacket vertebra with hyperostosis
Snailfish on the North West Shelf
Southern Grubfish at Lady Elliot Island
Spotted Bigeye, Priacanthus macracanthus

New movies:

Carpet Wrasse at Flinders Reef
Cockerel Wrasse at Flinders Reef
Goldspot Pigfish at Flinders Reef
Goldspotted Rockcod on the HMAS Brisbane
Halosaur swimming near bait
Lilac-tip Basslet on the HMAS Brisbane
Mulloway on the HMAS Brisbane
Toothbrush Leatherjacket at China Wall

New volunteers:

Anne Harris Stevens

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Deepsea anglerfishes, Agent1, Lilac-tip Basslet, halosaur,