Fast Facts: Fortescue

Has a brown to white body with dark brown to black bars; Has two large projectable spines on either side of the head, activated when disturbed; It’s first dorsal fin has 16 strong, painfully stinging spines; Lives in estuaries and bays to a depth of 30 m; Is endemic to Australia; Often seen in groupsContinue reading “Fast Facts: Fortescue”

Inscription Point Inspiration 

Theres a place, a very special place in Kurnell, Sydney, called Inscription Point. The area is at the southern headland of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Cronulla. This area is of cultural and national significance and there’s heaps to know about this area if you’re keen. This little treasure is home to a diversityContinue reading “Inscription Point Inspiration “

Fast Facts: Black-Spot Goatfish

Also known by other names, such as Blacksaddle Goatfish A species of Goatfish and an inhabitant of coral reefs, it can be found at depths from 10 to 80 meters. This species can reach a length of 50 centimetres. They have two barbels extending from the chin, which are used to probe the sand forContinue reading “Fast Facts: Black-Spot Goatfish”

Fast Facts: Pineapplefish

The Pineapplefish is an unusual fish that can produce light from organs on the lower jaw. The Pineapplefish looks like a pineapple, hence the name. On either side of the lower jaw is a light organ that produces a greenish glow. The colour of the light is reported to change to red as the fishContinue reading “Fast Facts: Pineapplefish”