Monday, November 15, 2010

Monday Morgue: 15th November 2010

Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans)
Mainland Tropical Fish Farm, 12th December 2009

This was an empty shell I found in an enclosure that had been set up for red-eared sliders at Mainland Tropical Fish Farm.

Ecology Asia
Wildlife Singapore
Global Invasive Species Database
NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
Turtles of the World
Animal Diversity Web

Monday, November 8, 2010

Monday, November 1, 2010

Monday Morgue: 1st November 2010

Shark (Elasmobranchii)
Beting Bemban Besar, 3rd April 2010

Based on the black tip on the first dorsal fin and the general body proportions, this might be a young blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus).

IUCN Red List
Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Department Biological Profiles
Australian Museum Fact Sheets