Common name: Abyssal Whiptail. Scientific name: Coryphaenoides murrayi. Family: Macrourida






From the Australian National Fish Collection

  • The Australian National Fish Collection is a comprehensive reference and research facility
  • It holds 145,000 finfish specimens representing 3,000 species
  • The collection supports marine biology and conservation of aquatic biodiversity
  • The ANFC is maintained by CSIRO in Hobart, Tasmania


  1. Oh!


    I hope this is going to be a regular feature!

    Maybe Entomology might come on board. There are some truly weird bugs out there!

  2. There is an ‘Australian National Fish Collection’? That’s so cool.

  3. Are you planning on having “Friday fish time” each Friday? I hope so!

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