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Yellow Weever, Parapercis gilliesi, VT2875

Physical Description

Stuffed skin of a yellow weever fish, with the body straight and the fins fully extended. The PR side is tidy for display, while the PL side is flattened and has no eye. It has two metal attachment points attached into the body for display. The surface of the skin has been treated, possibly with varnish, giving the whole skin a yellowed appearance.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 330 x 45mm

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