White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Tanichthys albonubes Click to enlarge image
A White Cloud Mountain minnow caught with a scoop net at a depth of about 0.6 m, Green Point Creek, Pearl Beach, Broken Bay, New South Wales, 22 February 2012 Image: Robert McCormack
© Robert McCormack

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    albonubes
    Genus
    Tanichthys

A White Cloud Mountain minnow caught with a scoop net at a depth of about 0.6 m, Green Point Creek, Pearl Beach, Broken Bay, New South Wales, 22 February 2012

Notes

This fish is an exotic species that is popular in the aquarium trade.  Robert was rightly concerned when he caught three specimens in Green Point Creek, one of which was gravid.