Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

Chinamanfish (species: Symphorus nematophorus)
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:00:00

Location details

  • Lizard Island, Queensland

  • North Point

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 12 m and 18 metres.

Details about the specimens

  • 4 specimens. (exact)
  • specimens alive when found.
  • specimens alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimens left in natural environment.
  • Reproduction was occurring.

All specimens 50 to 60 cm long at base of reef slope over sand, exhibiting a range of colours: "normal" (i.e. silvery with blue stripes); dark bands; mottled. Was this a spawning aggregation? No decent photos but some bad ones posted.

Supporting photos