This week in Fish: Shark beaching and Cobbler Wobbegong

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2012

Most of us have never seen a shark beach itself in an attempt to catch its prey?  Amanda was lucky enough to watch this happen and included a short video in her final 'Lizard Fish' blog post.  We link to some great footage of Southern Garfish feeding in the shallows in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. Thank you to everyone who contributed their time and images.

Blacktip Reef Shark at Casuarina Beach

Blacktip Reef Shark at Casuarina Beach
Photographer: Jack O'Connor © Australian Museum

New blog posts:

Lizard Fish - Shark Beaching
Southern Garfish, Hyporhamphus melanochir

New images:

Black-and-white Snapper, Macolor niger
Blacktip Reef Shark at Casuarina Beach
Cobbler Wobbegong at Port Hughes
Cobbler Wobbegong with a gilled leech
Cobbler Wobbegong, Sutorectus tentaculatus
Racoon Butterflyfish, Chaetodon lunula
Rough Squirrelfish, Pristilepis oligolepis
Head of a Rough Squirrelfish
Spangled Emperor from near the Solitary Islands
Spineblotch Scorpionfish, Sebastapistes mauritiana

New publications list:

Fish publications - 2012

Tags fishes, ichthyology, shark beaching, Cobbler Wobbegong,