The Long-nosed butterflies part 2: Forcipiger

Of the butterflyfishes that have evolved long snouts in tandem with their dietary needs, none are more impressive, or quirky, than those in the genus Forcipiger. This genus boasts some of the most iconic members of the family, easily identified in the field by even...

The Evolution and Biogeography of Xanthichthys

Triggerfishes have a deserved reputation as pugnacious and problematical fishes within aquariums, but the half-dozen species of Xanthichthys offer a peaceful exception to this rule. Because of their smaller size and zooplanktivorous diet, they are a surprisingly...
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