Edgar Waite, Herbert Hale and Joseph Verco

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I now have a copy of Edgar Waite and Herbert Hale’s “Review of the Lophobranchiate Fishes (Pipefishes and Seahorses) of South Australia”, thanks to the generosity of Robert Browne. The review is an ‘Authors’ Reprint’ “From Records of the South Australian Museum, Vol.1, No.4, January 29th, 1921”. Edgar R. Waite […]

ROD-LESS ANGLERFISH FROM EDITHBURGH CONFIRMED AS BEING A NEW SPECIES

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Congratulations to downunderpix’s Paul Macdonald & Elizabeth Solich on having the little rod-less anglerfish that they have been finding at Edithburgh confirmed as being a new species that has been given the name Narungga Frogfish, Histiophryne narungga. It was previously thought to have been the cryptic or rodless anglerfish, Histiophryne […]

Sepia apama collection from Gulf St Vincent aims to finish 172 year-old taxonomy task

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MLSSA member and documentary filmmaker Dan Monceaux has just announced via ForceofNature.eco that he’s working with scientists and the South Australian Museum to help complete a 172 year-old taxonomic task. He’s currently reaching out to the recreational fishing community, asking for donations of any cuttlefish caught in Gulf St Vincent. […]