Red handfish juveniles released to boost endangered wild population

November 11, 2020

A captive reared Red Handfish released into the wild
One of the captive-reared Red handfish, resighted days after being returned to the wild. Image: Rick Stuart-Smith

Juvenile Red handfish hatched and raised from eggs at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), CSIRO and Seahorse World have been released back into the wild to help the species avoid extinction.

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