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.

Recent Blog Posts

Epithet etymology: The Purple-boned Fairy Wrasse

Epithet etymology: The Purple-boned Fairy Wrasse

On today's Epithet Etymology, we find ourself examining the naming origins of yet another fairy wrasse of the genus Cirrhilabrus. While I try to inject a little bit of diversity in my posts, I can't help but circle back to my favourite labrid genus from time to time....

Epithet etymology: Gills and tails of thorns

Epithet etymology: Gills and tails of thorns

Good March everybody. After last week's foray into some rather unbecoming "reef" fishes, we'll make a Uey back into familiar territory. Literally nothing is more familiar to the casual aquarist than angelfishes and surgeonfishes. Today's epithet etymology elucidates...

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