Lemon is a reef fish fanatic with an academic diploma in biotechnology. Like many, he started toying around with the fresh water hobby but quickly grew into a proficient hobbyist in the marine scene. His passion for the natural world sees him travelling to far flung, exotic places, where his secondary love for photography comes in handy. At 23, Lemon is one of the youngest and most prolific fish writers, and is well known for his obsession with the wrasse genus Cirrhilabrus.

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Steinhart’s Twilight Zone: Sacura speciosa

Steinhart’s Twilight Zone: Sacura speciosa

The mysteries of the twilight zone has never failed to captivate and enthral its target audience , be it hobbyists, reef enthusiasts, or scientists alike. And for good reason. Situated between two extremes, exploration of the mesophotic zone is plagued with logistical...

Epithet etymology: A tail of two equal sides

Epithet etymology: A tail of two equal sides

Cirrhilabrus is undeniably one of my favorite labrid genera, and so it comes as no surprise that today's instalment of epithet etymology highlights yet another species in this speciose genus. Today's fish in focus is Cirrhilabrus isosceles, the pin-tail fairy...

Epithet etymology: A yellow crowning glory

Epithet etymology: A yellow crowning glory

It has been a while since our last installation of epithet etymology, and, to make up for the absence in posts, we'll feature a truly stunning fish from the butterflyfish genus Chaetodon. In keeping with the theme of these articles, we'll take a look at the...

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