Tag: Ichthyology

Sunday Fish Sketch| The Common Sea Dragon

This #SundayFishSketch comes from Ichthyologist, Rene Martin. Visit her shop on InPrint to see more of her artwork or to order prints! Meet the Common Sea Dragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus While it may be a dragon by name, the Common Sea Dragon is no more a dragon…

#SundayFishSketch| Larval Fish and a Podcast

The theme for this week’s #SundayFishSketch was fish that don’t look like fish, which is most definitely the case with almost all larval marine fish.

#SundayFishSketch| Tripodfish

#SundayFishSketch| Meet the Tripodfish, a deep sea dwelling hermaphrodite that, well, looks like a tripod—designed by Tim Burton.

#SundayFishSketch| Rainbow Parrotfish

Aside from the species name guacamaia sounding quite a lot like guacamole, the two have nothing in common. 

#SundayFishSketch| Alcock’s Spikefish

The Alcock’s Spikefish, also known as the Longsnout Spikefish is a deep water (1279 to 2000 feet deep, in fact) fish living in the oceans of the Indo-Pacific.