Amazing! Congrats, what a catch!
What species is the fish?
The plant is Pistia stratoites
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 8:30 PM, c susanth <csusanth@...>
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Here am attached the picture of a fishing spider with its prey taken from Shendurney Wildlife sanctuary last November.A rare Prey and Predator combination.This is the first time I observed a spider caught a fish..An amazing and memorable moment.Some of my friends identified it as Thalassius
albocinctus, called commonly as Fishing Spider, occurring from India to the Philippines.I select this is my photo of the year 2010.
Please look it and make comments
with warm regards
Sr. Research Officer (WL)
Dept. of Forest, Env. & WL Mgmt.
Government of Sikkim
Deorali, Gangtok 737102