Pygmy Jawfish filmed in the wild for the first time

It was just last week that I shared the story of the Pygmy Jawfish, an undescribed species of dwarf Opistognathus with some truly spectacular mating colors. And, wouldn’t you know it, right after I posted that I happened to stumbled upon a couple of high quality...

Rare melanistic clownfish collected in Philippines

This melanistic Tomato Anemonefish (Amphiprion frenatus) was found at Surigao, a region at the northern tip of Mindanao, near the Visayan Islands of the Central Philippines. Barnett Shutman of RVS Fishworld reports that this is the first melanistic specimen he has...

Rare Rhinopias species: Part 2

R. xenops is found from the Hawaiian Archipelago, north to Midway Island, though it may also occur at nearby atolls like Wake Island and Johnston Atoll. This is the only species in the genus which occurs in Hawaii; compare that to Japan, where no less than five...
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