A new species of Sabretoothed Blenny from Indonesia

Main report: Adelotremus deloachi: A new species of Sabretoothed Blenny from Indonesia.
(Sciency Thoughts Blog)
Other Reporting: Advanced Aquarist
Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Adelotremus deloachi
Common Name: Spotfin fangblenny
Species named for: Ned DeLoach
Categories: Fish | New Species

Researchers from the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida describes a new species of Sabretoothed Blenny from Bali and the Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.  This new species, the second in the genus is named Aledotremus deloachi in honor of Ned DeLoach in recognition and appreciation of his books, magazine articles and photographs that celebrate the beauty and diversity of reef fishes, all of which have encouraged numerous divers and fish watchers to become more aware of the importance of protecting the threatened marine environment and fauna.

Adelotremus deloachi, male, 32.0 mm SL, Bali, Indonesia. Ned DeLoach in Smith-Vaniz (2017).

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