Image of the Day: Caught Red-Handed

Divers come upon a new population of red handfish near Tasmania.

The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff
Jan 26, 2018

Red handfish, Thymichthys politusANTONIA COOPERA new population of red handfish (Thymichthys politus) has been discovered near the Tasmanian coast. Handfish are unique in that they propel themselves by walking along the sea floor instead of swimming. The discovery doubles the known population of red handfish in the wild.