Maldives

Echinophyllia bulbosa & E. gallii, Two New Species of Chalice Corals from the Indian Ocean

The diversity of chalice corals in the aquarium hobby is already very high but now we’ve got two new species to add to that lineup. Echninophyllia gallii and E. bulbosa are two new recently described species of chalice corals from the Indian Ocean, the…

Terelabrus flavocephalus, third candy hogfish finally gets described

Terelabrus flavocephalus is the newest species of hogfish to be described and added to the growing family of the ever popular marine wrasses. This third species of candy hogfish has been known from the Indian Ocean, Maldives to be precise,…

Navigobius cf. dewa collected from the Maldives for the first time

Not too long ago we pointed out that the genus Navigobius could hold two more species apart from the original japanese endemic N dewa. In this article we mentioned that certain individuals of “pink dart gobies” coming out of Japan were…