The family Labridae advertises a bounteous collection of species, distributed unevenly into about seventy genera, all of which are strictly marine.
In late December of 2008, Dr. Andrew Rhyne of Roger Williams University and New England Aquarium, braved a New England snowstorm to get the data.
The underwater world is replete with astounding creatures whose survival depends on the techniques of deception, mimicry, and subterfuge.
The Angelfishes of the Pomacanthidae are undoubtedly some of the most universally popular species in the marine aquarium world.
While we are only graced with their presence seasonally here in New York, they contribute significantly to our marine biodiversity.
Socially acclimating fishes is still in its infancy, but we’re finally seeing more progress towards the average hobbyist conditioning or quarantining fishes.