Tasselled Leatherjacket

Tasselled Leatherjacket

 Caught off Rockingham Jetty. Easter Sunday 2012.


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 never seen or heard of them

Mon, 2012-04-09 18:48

 never seen or heard of them before. certainly different

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Prickly Leatherjacket

Wed, 2012-04-11 10:26

It is called a Prickly Leatherjacket Chaetodermis penicilligera.  Reasonably common from the south-west corner northwards and all through the tropics too.  They are supposedly good eating.   

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