Barry Russell and Dr Alan Baker hold up a short-billed spearfish
- [ca 11 January 1974]
Barry Russell (left) of the Australian Museum and Dr Alan Baker of the National Museum hold up a short-billed spearfish that had been caught near White Island. Photograph taken ca 11 January 1974 by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.
Caption - The rare short-billed spearfish caught near White Island, off Tauranga, is shown by Mr Barry Russell (left) visiting the National Museum from the Australian Museum, and Dr Alan Baker of the National Museum staff. A mature fish, it weighs 45lb. Its main characteristics are its short spear and very long and high dorsal fin.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm strip.
Finding Aids: Print available in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations files at EP-Zoology-Fishes N to Z (17/3).
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- 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm strip, Negatives
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