Posts Tagged ‘new species’

Meet Coradion calendula, the charismatic new Australian “Marigold” Butterflyfish

The reefs of the western and northern coasts of Australia are home to a species of butterflyfish that, while certainly known to exist, had not been formally recognized as distinct until now.

20 Jan 12:52 PM 0 Read More...

Aqua Journey Documents Nannostomus sp. ‘Super Red Cenepa’ in Hong Kong

Furious speculation surrounds the amazing new Nannostomus pencilfish variety that has entered the aquarium trade under the name ‘Super Red Cenepa’. New photos frm Hong Kong aquarists Aqua Journey add support to the hypothesis that this may be a new species.

31 Mar 7:04 PM 1 Read More...

Stunning new-to-science fairy wrasse is first-ever fish described by a Maldivian scientist

A familiar fish for some reef aquarists has a new species name. Named after Maldives’ national flower, the species is added to the tree of life as part of California Academy of Sciences’s global Hope for Reefs initiative/

08 Mar 8:23 PM 2 Read More...

The newest wrasse species is the “Flava Coris”

Coris flava is the newest wrasse species, and it’s a looker! Its name literally means “Yellow coris”…which could be confusing to many aquarists!

12 Feb 1:50 PM 1 Read More...

Scientists Describe Two New Licorice Gouramis

Researchers have described two new Critically Endangered species of Parosphromenus, a genus of small anabantoids collectively known as licorice gouramis in the aquarium hobby, from Bangka Island and Kalimantan in Indonesia.

03 Nov 1:21 PM 1 Read More...