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Awesome Fish Spotlight: Serranus chionaraia, the snow basslet ushers in some Christmas festivities

While it may be snowing in your country right around this time of the year, the snow basslet for sure didn’t get its name from the same frozen rain that many have come to love. Or hate, especially if you live in the frozen tundras of Duluth or Buffalo. Today’s Awesome Fish Spotlight features the … Read More

Snow basslet video clearly shows the white markings of Serranus chionaraia

The snow basslet is an interesting deepwater reef fish that lives in the Caribbean Sea. About a month ago we shared with you some of the first really good pictures of the snow basslet from a specimen that was imported by Olt Town Aquarium. This new video from reborn aquarium shows another specimen of snow … Read More

Serranus chionaraia, the snow basslet, is the Plectranthias pelicieri of the Atlantic

The snow basslet, Serranus chionaraia, is a beautiful and interesting deepwater basslet from the Carribean Sea. As with many of these curiosities of the rare fish world, the snow basslet above was recently collected by Dynasty Marine and sent to Old Town Aquarium. We didn’t know what to expect when Jim first started telling us … Read More