This week in Fish: Purple Flying Gurnard

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 24 Dec 2010

It's been a short week but a productive one.  Some beautiful images were added and work continues on the 'master fish list' for the site.  Best wishes to all for the Festive Season!  Thanks one and all for your contributions throughout the year.

Purple Flying Gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Purple Flying Gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

New images:

Australian Herring, Arripis georgianus
Purple Flying Gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis
Purple Flying Gurnard at Bootless Bay
Reef Stonefish at Baldwin's Bommie
Reef Stonefish, Synanceia verrucosa
Western Australian Salmon and Australian Herring
Western Australian Salmon, Arripis truttaceus

New fact sheet:

Do Fishes Feel Pain?


Dr Anthony Gill - 2010
Dr Patricia Kailola - 2010

New fish lists:

Alepisauridae - Hammerjaws
Cetomimidae - Whalefishes
Diodontidae - Porcupinefishes
Ipnopidae - Spiderfishes
Myctophidae - Lanternfishes
Synodontidae - Lizardfishes

Tags fishes, ichthyology, fish bits, Purple Flying Gurnard,