Post Tagged with: "Andaman Sea"

Stunning new reef fish found at market

Stunning new reef fish found at market

Fish, New Species, Species Discovery September 29, 2017 at 8:12 am

Sacura sanguinea is a newly described species of anthias with some of the most vibrant colors and dramatic patterning ever seen in a reef fish.  The holotype specimen was purchased from trawler fishermen at a market near the Adaman Sea in Thailand.

A new legskate from the Andaman Sea (Northern Indian Ocean)

A new legskate from the Andaman Sea (Northern Indian Ocean)

Fish, New Species September 20, 2016 at 9:51 am

A new legskate is described from a small collection of specimens taken off Phuket (Thailand) during a survey of the Andaman Sea. It is the only legskate (Sinobatis ) known from the northern Indian Ocean.