This week in Fish: First Black Marlin

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Nov 2010

This week we feature an historic image of the first marlin caught on hook and line.  We show staff moving polydrums and more.

Dick Waterson and Black Marlin

Dick Waterson and Black Marlin
Photographer: Tony Littlemore © Australian Museum

World's first hook and line caught Marlin

Dick Waterson and Black Marlin

Fish Collection Update:

Polydrum move

Brown Sabretooth Blenny

Brown Sabretooth Blenny close up
Brown Sabretooth Blenny, Petroscirtes lupus

Green Sawfish

Green Sawfish rostra
Green Sawfish, Pristis zijsron


Groovecheek Goby, Nesogobius sp. 4
Hoese's Sandgoby, Istigobius hoesei

Tiger Flathead

Tiger Flathead tail
Tiger Flathead, Platycephalus richardsoni

Eastern Smooth Boxfish

Eastern Smooth Boxfish, Anoplocapros inermis

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Black Marlin, polydrum, Brown Sabretooth Blenny,