Neat Pair of ORA Hybrid Polymnus Maroon Clownfish On LiveAquaria

It’s incredible to think how many maroon clownfish hybrids have surfaced over the years but we still have never seen them with this particular crossing. This pair of hybrids from ORA and listed on LiveAquaria is believed to be a…

Tomato x maroon clownfish is a wild cross-generic hybrid

When we think of hybrids we imagine extremely rare one-off specimens of an unlikely cross between two closely related species from the same genus. In most of theses cases the parents are pretty similar looking but this recently collected hybrid…

Where the heck did this Maroonellaris clownfish come from?

A Maroonellaris is a hybrid clownfish cross between a maroon clownfish and an ocellaris clownfish. We generally don’t encourage hybridization in any kind of fish, but something about the genetic portmanteau of a big ole maroon clownfish and a slender…

Unusual Izu hogfish could be a hybrid or a regional variant

This is one very attractive and unusual Izu hogfish which has us quite stumped about its origin. The image below is the first look we got of this particular specimen showing a near perfect blend of the color pattern of a…

Amphiprion thiellei and A. leucokranos are two beautiful natural clownfish hybrids

Clownfishes are pretty promiscuous as far as fishes go, and many are capable of forming hybrids. There are only two genera of anemone fish, with the monotypic Premnas playing host to the pugnacious maroon clownfish, and the rest being placed in…

Citron Clownfish—Bali Aquarich’s New Intergeneric Hybrid Anemonefish

A very interesting clownfish was recently brought to my attention by MJ Jones, who saw the fish labeled as “CF217X” at east coast wholesaler Carolina Aquatics, asking what I thought it was. Anyone who has become enthralled with the Anemonefish produced…

New Morse Code PNG Maroon Clownfish from Sea & Reef

Sea & Reef Aquaculture announced the release of their new PNG-lineage “Morse Code” Maroon Clownfish, Premnas biaculeatus. Lovers of the Lightning Maroon Clownfish, or for that matter any of the unusual Maroon Clownfish that came out of Papua New Guinea…

Blood Orange Clownfish is ORA’s first intentional hybrid clown offering

The Blood Orange Clownfish looks at once very familiar but also inherently different. If you can’t put your finger on it that’s because the Blood Orange Clownfish is a hybrid between a maroon clownfish and an ocellaris clownfish – the…

Accidental clownfish hybrids abound at ORA

Hybrid clownfish mostly take a backseat to clownfish varieties in the marine aquarium captive breeding world but wild clownfish crosses like Thielli clownfish and white-cap clownfish are always in high demand. We tend to think of wild clownfish crosses as…

Audible for Fish? 10 rare or beautiful fish that would have made this gag better

In case you missed it, yesterday was April Fool’s Day and there were many corporations and tech companies sharing some serious groaners with a few funny ones in the mix. The one that caught our attention was Audible’s attempt at…