This week in Fish: Robust Ghostpipefish and Banded Humbugs

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2010

This week we feature a beautiful image of the Robust Ghostfish, we swim with a school of Bigeye Trevally, have a close-up look at the head of a Spotted Wobbegong and comment on why Pacific Blue-eyes aren't breeding.

Robust Ghostpipefish at Manado

Robust Ghostpipefish at Manado
Photographer: William Tan © William Tan

Pieces of seagrass?

The Robust Ghostpipefish, photographed by William Tan in Indonesia, could easily be mistaken for pieces of seagrass.

New movies

Bigeye Trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus
Smalltooth Flounder, Pseudorhombus jenynsii

New species fact sheets

Allied Halosaur, Aldrovandia affinis
Banded Humbug, Dascyllus aruanus

New images

Emperor Angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator - juvenile
Old wife, Enoplosus armatus
Spotted Wobbegong, Orectolobus maculatus

New comment

Why won't my Pacific Blue-eyes breed?

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Fish Bits, Robust Ghostpipefish, Banded Humbugs,