House of Fins Anniversary Splash Event pleases lovers of the Rare and Unusual

The House of Fins 52nd Anniversary Splash event was a very special weekend for all those who attended. Not only was there a chance to see a top notch group of speakers, including the ever-affable, highly sought after, yet somewhat…

Neptune grouper and conspicuous angelfish star in SPLASH event in Greenwich CT

Cephalopholis igarashiensis, better known as the Neptune Grouper, is a stunning fish from extremely deep water and we’ve just been floored by this live specimen since it showed up at House of Fins way back in June. Even in that…

New Butterflyfish discovered in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Papahanaumokuakea National Marine Monument has just yielded a new species of butterflyfish which appears to be very similar to Prognathodes basabei. The new butterflyfish was discovered by self professed fish nerd Richard Pyle using his signature rebreather deep diving techniques.…

Rare Butterflyfish Parade: Roa excelsa, Roaps flavocoronatus and a new Roaps tinkeri hybrid

Not sure what is in the air lately but have we got the goods on a nice handful of uber rare butterflyfish fish for you. Hot on the heels of the orange margin butterflyfish, Prognathodes basabei, we have an odd-phase…