Fish

Neoniphon pencei, a new species of holocentrid (Teleost…

Neoniphon pencei, a new species of holocentrid (Teleost…

Fish, New Species March 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Academia.edu | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

Undescribed Plectranthias from Papua shows up in Bangkok, Thailand

Undescribed Plectranthias from Papua shows up in Bangkok, Thailand

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery February 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Reefbuilders | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: ”This particular undescribed species is a known unknown, and is quite frequently photographed in Japan.”

New Species of Dragon Found in Museum

New Species of Dragon Found in Museum

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery February 16, 2015 at 12:00 am

While researching the two known species of seadragons as part of an effort to understand and protect the exotic and delicate fish, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego made a startling discovery from museum specimens: a third species of seadragon.

Four new fish species discovered in Kerala

Four new fish species discovered in Kerala

Fish, New Species February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Kollytalk.com | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

A New Species of badid from Karnataka, southern India

A New Species of badid from Karnataka, southern India

Fish, New Species February 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

Three new catfish, One Mamed after Star Wars’ Greedo

Celebrity Taxa, Fish, New Species February 8, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Nerdist | Journal: Zookeys Category: Fish, Celebrity | Taxa: Peckoltia

Endangered Cave-Dwelling Fish Species Discovered in Brazil

Endangered Cave-Dwelling Fish Species Discovered in Brazil

Fish, New Species February 8, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: NDTV | Journal: Zoologia Category: Fish | Taxa: Ituglanis Boticario | Named for: Other reports: http://cavingnews.com/20150212-endangered-cave-dwelling-fish-species-discovered-in-brazil-ituglanis-boticario Brazilian researchers have found a new species of endangered cave-dwelling fish that is threatened by a destruction of its habitat, because of an expansion of cattle ranching. The fish – Ituglanis Boticario – is a carnivore, less than 10 cm long, and has little pigmentation since it lives underground, according to the Grupo Boticario Foundation for Nature Protection, which financed the project. The fish is endemic to the Gruta da Tarimba, a cave in the central Brazilian state of Goias, the foundationRead More

New Water Frog Species Discovered in Central Peru | Bio…

Fish, New Species February 7, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Sci-News | Journal: Zookeys Category: Amphibians | Taxa: Telmatobius ventriflavum | Named for: The specific name

A new trout species described from the Alakir Stream in Antalya, Turkey

A new trout species described from the Alakir Stream in Antalya, Turkey

Fish, New Species December 11, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Phys.org | Journal: Zookeys Category: Fish | Taxa: Salmo kottelati | Named for: Maurice Kottelat Other reports: A group of researchers from Recep Tayyip Erdo?an University, Faculty of Fisheries in Turkey discovered a new trout species. The newly described species Salmo kottelati, belongs to the Salmonidae family, which includes salmons, trouts, chars, graylings and freshwater whitefishes.

A New Species of Freshwater Goby from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

Fish, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Category: Fish | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: A new neoplecostomine genus and species is described from headwater tributaries of the lower Rio Pardo basin, a coastal drainage in Bahia, eastern Brazil.

New Species of Catfish from the western Guiana Shield

New Species of Catfish from the western Guiana Shield

Fish, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Category: Fish | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: Limatulichthys nasarcus n. sp. is described as a new species based on 15 specimens from the Ventuari and Caura Rivers in Southern Venezuela.

A Remarkable Sexually Dimorphic New Genus and Species from Eastern Brazil

Fish, New Species November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Journal: Copeia Category: Fish | Taxa: Hirtella carinata | Named for: Other reports: A new neoplecostomine genus and species is described from headwater tributaries of the lower Rio Pardo basin, a coastal drainage in Bahia, eastern Brazil.

New Deep Sea Ghost Flathead

Fish, New Species November 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Australian Museum | Journal: Ichthyological Research Category: Fish | Taxa: Hoplichthys mcgroutheri | Named for: Mark McGrouther, Fish Collection Manager, Australian Museum Other reports: The new fish species is called Hoplichthys mcgroutheri, McGrouther

A New Species of Bitterling (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Nakdong River, South Korea

A New Species of Bitterling (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Nakdong River, South Korea

Fish, New Species October 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Journal: Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters Category: Fish | Taxa: Tanakia latimarginata | Named for: Other reports: Tanakia latimarginata, new species, is described from the Nakdong River, South Korea

Dogfish Species Found in Taiwanese Fish Market

Dogfish Species Found in Taiwanese Fish Market

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery August 30, 2011 at 11:56 am

Recently one species was “rediscovered” in plain sight; the North Pacific spiny dogfish Squalus suckleyi had been considered a population of S. acanthias but has been restored to species status by genetic analysis.  Now, researchers have found an entirely new Squalus species in the Tashi Fish Market in Taiwan.  Say hello to Squalus formosus.