Fish

Pseudojuloides zeus is a new species of Pencil Wrasse from Micronesia

Pseudojuloides zeus is a new species of Pencil Wrasse from Micronesia

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

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

Chrysiptera caesifrons, a new damselfish from the Western Pacific

Chrysiptera caesifrons, a new damselfish from the Western Pacific

Fish, New Species June 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Reefbuilders | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports: Hailing from the Western Pacific Ocean, the new C. caesifrons is found in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Northern Australia and it begins to be replaced with two similar looking Chrysiptera species in the greater Indo-Pacific region.

New splitfin anthias species, Luzonichthys seaver described from Pohnpei Micronesia

New splitfin anthias species, Luzonichthys seaver described from Pohnpei Micronesia

Fish, New Species May 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

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New species of Pethia discovered

New species of Pethia discovered

Fish, New Species May 21, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Practical Fishkeeping | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

‘Crop circle’ fish, ‘chicken from hell’ make top 10 new…

‘Crop circle’ fish, ‘chicken from hell’ make top 10 new…

Fish, New Species May 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

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[Ichthyology  2015] Parotocinclus variola • A New Spec…

[Ichthyology 2015] Parotocinclus variola • A New Spec…

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

Main Report: Icthyology Blogspot | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

New species of catfish, from Brazil. Powered by RebelMo…

New species of catfish, from Brazil. Powered by RebelMo…

Fish, New Species April 21, 2015 at 12:00 am

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Second ever pocket shark discovered

Second ever pocket shark discovered

Fish, New Species April 21, 2015 at 12:00 am

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

Badis britzi, spiny rayed fish discovered by team of sc…

Badis britzi, spiny rayed fish discovered by team of sc…

Fish, New Species April 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Bangalor Mirror | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

Discovery: Fish Live beneath Antarctica

Discovery: Fish Live beneath Antarctica

Fish, New Species March 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Scientific American | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

[Ichthyology 2015] Four New Species of Trimma (Pisces…

[Ichthyology 2015] Four New Species of Trimma (Pisces…

Fish, New Species March 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Icthyology Blogspot | Category: | Taxa: | Named for: Other reports:

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.