The king is dead


The head of a Mulloway (Argyrosomus japonicus) taken by spearfishers lies on the beach at Spooneys Bay at sunrise under a mackerel sky. In Western Australia the species is also known as River Kingfish or simply King.
Spooneys Bay, Bonny Hills, New South Wales
Olympus E-5, Olympus Zuiko 7–14mm lens at 7mm, 1/10, f8, ISO 100, off-camera flash, tripod

by Rob Smith, New South Wales