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Rockfish, Taumakoides littoreus, VT2876

Physical Description

Stuffed skin of a rockfish, with the body straight and the fins fully extended and the mouth open. The PR side is tidy for display, while the PL side has a seam along the midline from taxidermy. The surface of the skin has been treated, possibly with varnish, giving the whole skin a shiny appearance.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 65 x 255 x 30mm

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