Exciting news! Fish on the list.

The Red Wide-bodied Pipefish, Stigmatopora harastii, has been named by LifeWatch in the 2020 ten remarkable new marine species list. The list includes 9 invertebrates and a single fish species -the Red Wide-bodied Pipefish.
The species is named after Australasian Fishes member, Dr David Harasti, who is a Senior Marine Scientist at Fisheries NSW. Dave’s namesake is very difficult to find in Sydney's coastal waters, due to its incredible camouflage in red algae and sponges. Read more on the Australian Museum website.
Congratulations to Australian Museum Research Associate Graham Short and AM staff member Andrew Trevor-Jones , who named the species. Both Graham (@humuhumufish) and Andrew (@andrewtrevor-jones) are members of the Australasian Fishes Project.
Posted by markmcg markmcg, March 19, 2021 04:49

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Congratulations!!!

Posted by biniek-io about 2 months ago (Flag)
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Posted by rfoster about 2 months ago (Flag)
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What a cool wee fish! Congratulations!

Posted by lisa_bennett about 2 months ago (Flag)
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It’s beautiful. Congratulations. Great photos. Ken

Posted by ken_flan about 2 months ago (Flag)
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Thanks @rfoster. There is a lot of red in those photos. :)

Posted by markmcg about 2 months ago (Flag)
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Good on you @andrewtrevor-jones. You have been busy!! :)

Posted by markmcg about 2 months ago (Flag)
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What a great story! There is still so much more to find. Well done.

Posted by harryrosenthal about 2 months ago (Flag)

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