Posts Tagged ‘Premnas epigramma’

RIP Premnas: 1816-2021

A recent, expansive phylogenetic analysis of the damselfishes creates new genera and relegates others to the dustbin. One of the most notable changes: Premnas, the monotypic genus containing the charismatic Maroon Clownfish or Spinecheek Anemonefish, has finally fallen by the wayside. No longer shall we know our Maroon Clownfishes as Premnas biaculeatus; they are now, for the moment, all considered Amphiprion biaculeatus.

15 May 12:43 PM 1

CORAL BONUS: Clownfish Species Hiding in Plain Sight? (Part 4)

Matt Pedersen takes another look at two well-known clownfish varieties and asks, “are these overlooked species”?

13 Nov 9:36 PM 4