Worm of death
“It looks like an alien... like a deep sea creature. But in real fact, it's actually living a few hundred metres out the front of most people's doorsteps in Darwin.”
Is it a fish? Is it an alien? Is it a worm of death? In this episode, you’ll find out what lurks in the intertidal zone just off Darwin and how an accidental hook up by a local angler uncovered a strange new creature. We’ll take you into the wet stores with a fish expert and you’ll find out what it takes to identify a new species.
In this episode hear from MAGNT’s Curator of Fishes, Dr Michael Hammer, and keen angler and aquatic Ecologist, Nathan Litjens.
Duration: 14 mins 53 secs
Broadcast: 20 August 2020
Produced by StoryProjects
Executive Producer: Johanna Bell
Production: Cinnamon Nippard and Lori Uden
Music Composition: James Mangohig
Mixing: Hamish Robertson