Meet the Highfin Shrimpgoby, Cryptocentrus altipinna, which is found exclusively in the Indian Ocean, residing in seagrass beds with sandy-mud bottoms.
Last week’s CORAL Newsletter teased a beautiful “little red Corvette” of a mystery fish, this stunning bottom dweller from the intertidal zone, yet a fish few have likely seen or recognized.
It has all the flashy visual appeal of midlife-crisis sportscar purchase – can you identify our mystery fish?
The announcement of a newly-described species is a great excuse to learn more about the entirely overlooked family of Triplefin Blennies.
The Lesser Pacific Striped Octopus might make ideal captive-bred cephalopod pets according to biologist Richard Ross, but probably only after concerns regarding whether they are venomous are investigated first!