Acanthoplesiops jessicae, an Attractive New Species of Spiny Basslet from PNG

Acanthoplesiops jessicae is a new species of spiny basslet from Papua New Guinea that is a far cry from the typical appearance of fish in this genus. The newly described basslet was discovered in the hotspot of endemism and biodiversity…

Introducing the coffee basslet, Acanthoplesiops cappuccino

Apparently,¬†Acanthoplesiops cappuccino didn’t get the memo that Reef Builders already did their round up of the top new reef fish species of 2013. The cool little coffee-themed and coffee-named basslet is a new species from the Red Sea by Anthony…