Grammatonotus with stunningly unique tail from Philippine deep reefs now described

Main report: Grammatonotus brianne, a Spectacular New Species of Mesophotic Groppo
(Reefs.com)
Other Reporting: Reefbuilders, Advanced Aquarist
Scientific Paper: Zootaxa   
New Taxa: Grammatonotus brianne
Common Name: Brianne’s Groppo
Species named for: Brianne M Atwood
Categories: Fish | New Species
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The callanthiid fish were collected in May 2014, by researchers from the California Academy of Sciences and the Bishop Museum collecting fishes off the coast of Batangas, Luzon, Philippine Islands, obtained, in a depth of ca. 150 meters.

 

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