|Mystery fish no. 1|
I took shots of the fishes trapped in the portion near me. The rest of the team also took photos of them. Most of the fishes were dead, but recently so. Some were half dead.
Here's some of the fishes that I don't recognise.
|Mystery fish no. 2|
|Mystery fish no. 3|
|Mystery fish no. 4|
|Mystery fish no. 5|
|Mystery fish no.6|
|Mystery fish no. 7|
|Needlefish (Family Belonidae), edible.|
|Black eeltail catfish (Plotosus canius), edible.|
|Emperors (Family Lethrinidae), edible.|
|Mullets (Family Mugilidae), edible.|
|Possibly snappers (Family Lutjanidae), edible.|
|Orange spotted rabbitfish (Siganus guttatus), edible.|
with Dr Daphne to look at sea anemones. We also had to leave quickly as lightning started near us. So we didn't have time to remove the net. I hope the fishermen will eventually remove the net at high tide. While working nets cause damage, abandoned nets cause even more unnecessary damage.
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