Digiman is back with a breathtaking new Liopropoma latifasciatum as well as a charismatic Sailfin Jawfish

Familiarity has made us jaded with the beautiful and charismatic genus –¬†Liopropoma. L. carmabi and L. rubre were once the creme de la creme species that everyone were dying to own, but in recent years they have become more widely…

Powerhouse japanese fish stores compete for bragging rights in their latest rare fish haul

It has been said countless of times that the japanese somehow have the magic touch when it comes to rare fish, and they are able to obtain just about anything under the sun; or in this case, under the sea.…

Meet the real sailfin jawfish, Opistognathus fenmutis

Remember those awesome Sailfin Jawfishes that we posted not too long ago? Apparently, the original identification of O. lonchurus given was rather dubious and incorrect. These fishes are rarely seen in the wild and supplied to the trade, with very…

Jawfish treasure throve hits Japan

Last week we featured the very rare Opistognathus lonchurus, more commonly known as the Caribbean Sailfin Jawfish. Now if you’re wondering why these beauties aren’t showing up in your local fish store, you could blame it on their rarity and…

Meet the sailfin jawfish, a little known deepwater caribbean beauty

Rabaulichthys anthias¬†are not the only fish in the reefs to sport elaborate dorsal finnage. Check out the beast of a jawfish that is the sail-fin jawfish, this specimen being tentatively identified as Opistognathus lonchurus. Hailing from the Western Atlantic, the…