Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Who needs fish fingers? Not this tuskfish...

A diver has snapped some rare images of a blackspot tuskfish - Choerodon schoenleinii - holding a clam in its mouth and hitting it against a rock.

Scott Gardner was exploring Australia's Great Barrier Reef when he heard a banging sound emanating from the sea floor. He swam down to take a look and was amazed to see the tuskfish industriously working away to get at the juicy bivalve inside. Who needs opposable thumbs?

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2013498/Diver-Scott-Gardner-takes-photos-wild-fish-using-tool.html#ixzz1RsbgOsAc

1 comment:

  1. Amazing shots you managed to get. It really makes me rethink my stance on a fish's intelligence.




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