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Dracula Shrimpgoby (Stonogobius dracula)New Icon (05/08/18)
The origins of this fishs supernatural sobriquet is quite the tale to tell.
Leopard Searobin (Prionotus scitulus)New Icon (05/01/18)
Searobins are an intriguing group of fishes which seemingly combine the fanlike pectoral fins of a Flying Gurnard (Dactylopterus) with the bizarre fingerlike fin rays of a Sea Goblin (Inimicus) and the body of a Scorpionfish (Scorpaena).
Griffis Angelfish (Apolemichthys griffisi)New Icon (04/24/18)
Out on the remote reefs of the Central Pacific lurks one of the most peculiarly patterned and rarely seen of the larger angelfishes: Apolemichthys griffisi.
Rose Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion nigripes) (04/18/18)
Skunks Clownfishes (AKA anemonefishes) are a distinctive lineage in the genus Amphiprion which, with the exception of one species, have taken to specializing in a single species of host anemone, the iconic Magnificent Sea Anemone (Heteractis...
Akindynos Clownfish (Amphirion akindynos) (04/10/18)
The Akindynos Clownfish tends to get overlooked by aquarists, but it is nonetheless an attractive and interesting species with a bit of mystery to it.
Slender Seaver Anthias (Luzonichthys seaveri) (04/04/18)
Luzonichthys seaveri was discovered back in 2014 in Micronesia. As a newly discovered fish it wasn't described until a year later. Recently, Quality Marine received specimens for the very first time.
Stars & Stripes Pufferfish (Arothron hispidus) (03/28/18)
The Stars & Stripes Pufferfish (Arothron hispidus) is a species which truly ranges across the tropical Indo-Pacific.
Sohal Tang (Acanthurus sohal) (03/21/18)
In the late 18th century, a young Swedish naturalist named Peter Forsskl journeyed to Egypt and Yemen in an effort to study the regions little-known plantlife.
Barber Perch (Caesioperca rasor) (03/14/18)
Caesioperca is a small genus, just two species strong, found exclusively in the temperate waters of Australia and New Zealand.
Circular Dragonet (Synchiropus circularis) (03/07/18)
Mandarinfishes are among the most colorful and iconic of coral reef organisms.