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Green Canary Blenny (Meiacanthus tongaensis)New Icon (08/25/16)
When we think of animals with venomous fangs, we tend to envision snakes and spiders, not fish.
Sexy Shrimp (Thor amboinensis)New Icon (08/18/16)
We dont usually think of crustaceans as being particularly sexy creatures, but theres no denying the appeal of Thor amboinensis, a pint-sized polka-dotted shrimp that knows how to shake it
Species Spotlight- Palenose Moray Eel (Echidna nocturna)New Icon (08/08/16)
Its hard not to love the Echidna morays. Unlike so many other eels out there, which can often be rather drab in appearance, this genus is usually quite beautifully patterned, whether its the zebra stripes of the Barred Moray (E. polyzona) or the...
Species Spotlight - New Invertebrates New Icon (08/03/16)
Quality Marine has recently added a bunch of new invertebrates that are available to Customers.
Species Spotlight - Its Too Darn Hot: Ten Species That Are Burning Up (07/22/16)
Its July, which means the air conditioner is humming and sweat starts to drip down your fore-head if you so much as look outside.
Ornate Cowfish (Aracana ornata) (07/18/16)
Theres no doubt that the Ornate Cowfish has earned its name, as few fish can rival the exuberant appearance of this peculiar piscine, which practically exudes <i>joie de vivre</i> from each colorful scale on its bizarrely misshapen body.
Beautiful Brutes: The Golden Heart Triggerfish (Balistes punctatus) (07/14/16)
This seldom seen Eastern Atlantic species is a bit deceptive in its common name, as its namesake heart of gold doesnt refer to any innate kindness or generosity on the part of this fish, but, rather, to the golden-yellow marking flanking its side.
Tiny Treasures: The Leopard Toby (Canthigaster leoparda) (07/07/16)
We couldnt decide what category to put the mesmerizing Leopard Toby (Canthigaster leoparda) into, as they seem to be a little bit of everything petite, peculiar, and, in our opinion, far too underrated.
Aquaculture Breakthrough: The Goldflake Angelfish (06/30/16)
The Goldflake Angelfish (Apolemichthys xanthopunctatus) is a beautiful and rare aquarium species known only from the isolated islands of Micronesia and Kiribati.
Highly Underrated Fish: The Goldbar Wrasse (Thalassoma hebracium) (06/28/16)
As a juvenile, the Goldbar Wrasse Thalassoma hebracium might lead one to wonder how it ever acquired its common name.