I like looking at rare fish pictures as much as the next guy, but if there’s anything that excites me more, it’s the thrill of finding pictures of rare fish in the wild. Featured this time are a slew of awesome pictures of the affirmable and holy grail Genicanthus personatus. Keep reading for more pictures and videos.
There’s not much to say that hasn’t already been mentioned about these really rare angelfish. Although in the past two years we’ve been seeing more numbers of them appearing in the trade than before due to adventurous deepwater collectors. That being said, those in captivity right now can probably be counted with the fingers on both hands.
Here’s a short video of them in the wild. The pearly white contrasted with black in females and orange in males makes the masked angelfish one of the most striking angelfish around.