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WILD Senegal bichir (Polypterus senegalus) fm Lake Turkana !

6 Mar 2018

This is not another wild Senegal bichir. It is a P. senegalus collected fm Lake Turkana !

Many believe that potentially they get much larger than other P. senegalus collected fm other territories. Some even believe they are of a different variant altogether !

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ZA turkana senegalus FBIMG 8091

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 08:06

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Indostomus paradoxus / crocodilus “Crocodile Toothpick Fish”

6 Mar 2018

Picked up a group of these interesting mini “pipe”-looking fishes that feed on micro-size organisms. Looking at them again... they do somehow resemble a crocodile at an angle.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 08:04

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Field Guide to the Fishes of the Amazon, Orinoco & Guianas.

23 Dec 2017

Mr. Peter van der Sleen contacted me back in Aug 2016... Well, here is my small contribution to this book - Gobioides broussonnetii photos.

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Violet goby

See the official announcement here --> Field Guide to the Fishes of the Amazon, Orinoco, and Guianas

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 December 2017 17:55

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A short feeding clip of the Encheloclarias sp. aka Bladefin Catfish.

21 Dec 2017

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 December 2017 17:55

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Blind Mud Eel - Macrotrema sp.

11 Dec 2017

Got tip-off by a friend... pick-up 2 bizzare looking mud eels fm a bait shop this evening... even more surprise to me that such species existed in Singapore !

mud eel

Macrotrema

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 December 2017 19:55

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