Another Beautiful New Species of Triplefin

Main report: Helcogramma atauroensis, A Gorgeous New Species Of Triplefin
(Reef Builders)
Other Reporting: Advanced Aquarist
Scientific Paper: Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation   
New Taxa: Helcogramma atauroensis
Species named for: Ataúro Island, East Timor
Categories: Fish | New Species
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The dazzling color and pattern of the newly described Helcogramma atauroensisis clearly an adaptation to live among colorful algaes and encrusting organisms.  The red white nad blue markings are similar to those of Enneapterygius niue, also recently described.

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