A blurry, decade-old video of a rare angelfish variant resurfaces, and questions are raised anew. Is this a new species awaiting recognition, or something else?
Named for Black Panther’s mythical nation of Wakanda, a dazzling new “Vibranium” Fairy Wrasse enchants with purple scales and a preference for deep, little-known mesophotic reefs up to 260 feet below the surface.
Benjamin W. Frable and Yi-Kai Tea have published the new damselfish species description for Pomacentrus vatosoa in the journal Copeia.
Would you name a fish after your mother? Chromis tingting is a new mesophotic species from southern Japan.
Surprise! A new species of Fairy Wrasse is described, and it’s a stunner! Meet Cirrhilabrus cyanogularis, the Blue Throat Fairy Wrasse.