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Discoveries of Rare Fish Gives Hope for the Future

Discoveries of Rare Fish Gives Hope for the Future

Divers in Tasmania have discovered a family of the world’s rarest fish. Until now, the only place in the world where red handfish were known to exist is on one 50m long reef in Tasmania’s Frederick Henry Bay. A recent underwater survey at this site found just eight red handfish, prompting scientists to estimate the […]

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The ‘walking’ fish

The ‘walking’ fish

  Handfish live at the bottom of the ocean using their hand-like fins as legs. The wonder of evolution has modified these ‘fins’ into funny shaped hands, although they don’t look like they know how to use them properly! You can find handfish near Tasmania in the shallow corals at a depth of 2 to […]