pseudanthias

Marineland Antibes Successfully Rears Spotfin Anthias

The Antibes Marineland scored another captive breeding success, successfully raising the common and popular Pseudanthias squamipinnis, also known as the spotfin anthias. This achievement wasn’t the first time that the spotfin anthias was successfully raised, the Long Island Aquarium raised…

Pseudanthias tequila Just Described From West Pacific Ocean

Pseudanthias tequila is the newest species of anthias to be described and oh what a fairy basslet it is! This gorgeous little fish comes to us from the western Pacific Ocean, more specifically the Ogasawara Islands and the Marianas.  Also…

Awesome Video of Harlequin Goldie, Pseudanthias connelli, In Private Aquarium

The Harlequin Goldie, Pseudanthias connelli, is one of the most wildly patterned anthias species. Coming from only the Southwest Indian Ocean the harlequin goldie is primarily an endemic of South African waters, and very rarely seen outside of the country.  These…

Acclimating Anthias to aquarium life

Anthias are the perfect reef fish; an active, colorful, and generally peaceful fish that typifies the beautiful and busy reef scene aquarists long to recreate. This article is for the prospective anthias-keeper looking to maximize his or her chances of success. Pseudanthias…

A BlueHarbor bounty

Sometimes the hardest things in life isn’t about writing a captivating blog post, but coming up with a suitable title. Don’t let this curt, three worded headline fool you though. We’ve blogged about BlueHarbor’s cornucopia of rare fish so often…

Brian Greene, Richard Pyle and Sonia Rowley teases with a surfeit of undescribed species from Pohnpei

To the uninitiated, the mesophotic coral reefs would seem like an unlikely place to find vibrant fish life. Antonymous to the ebullient habitat of shallow water coral gardens, the mesophotic zone is a gloomy contrast of seemingly endless dread and forlorn landscapes. Except not…

Silent Sunday: Enjoy these photos by Vincent Chalias

Some days we relish the long content heavy post, other days we seek comfort in those filled with whimsy. But not today. Today we speak not, and live vicariously through these incredible underwater photos by Vincent Chalias.

The Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium might just be Omaha’s best kept secret

When you think coral and saltwater fish, Nebraska would probably not come to mind immediately. Being triply landlocked, Nebraska is as far away from the sea as you could imagine. Somewhere within Omaha however is home to the Henry Doorly…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: Who took a tuka and made it pascalus?

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, but the hiatus ends today with another Awesome Fish Spotlight. This time we feature not one, but two species as we draw attention to Pseudanthias pascalus and Pseudanthias tuka. While looking superficially similar and rather…

Opulent Osaka part 3: Dr. Shimokobe’s deluge of deepwater treasures

We’ve arrived at our third installation of our Osaka recount and if you’re still following, then thank you, and we hope you’ve enjoyed parts 1 and 2. We visited one of our favourite aquarist in Osaka, and we’ve featured his…