Yellow Waspfish, Cottapistus cottoides (Linnaeus 1758)

Other Names: Marbled Stingfish

A Yellow Waspfish, Cottapistus cottoides. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

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Yellow Waspfish, Cottapistus cottoides (Linnaeus 1758)


Blaber, S.J.M., D.T. Brewer & A.N. Harris. 1994. Distribution, biomass and community structure of demersal fishes of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Aust. J. Mar. Freshwat. Res. 45(3): 375-396.

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CAAB Code:37287014

Danger:Venomous spines

Depth:3-108 m

Max Size:9 cm SL

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