Two new species of Caribbean deepwater fishes described

Main report: Curasub Discoveries Result in New Species of Deepwater Basslets
Other Reporting: Reefbuilders
Scientific Paper: Zookeys   
New Taxa: Lipogramma levinsoni, Lipogramma haberi
Common Name: Hourglass Basslet, Yellow Banded Basslet
Species named for: Frank Levinson, Spencer and Tomoko Haber
Categories: Fish | New Species
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Exploratory manned submersible studies by the Smithsonian’s Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) has identified a new species of banded basslet, and revealed a cryptic species.  

Lipogramma levinsoni. photo by D. Ross Robertson

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