New stunning Grammatonotus species discovered in Philippines

We are constantly awestruck with the amount of new species of reef fish being discovered recently and yesterday a new Grammatonotus sp. was uncovered by the California Academy of Sciences dive team exploring the reefs surrounding the Philippines. After already collecting some…

California Academy of Sciences dive team is scoring big in the depths of the Philippines

After what has been a lengthy period of preparation, scouting and diving, the California Academy of Sciences’ expedition to the Philippines is beginning to yield a nice catch of truly exotic deep reef fish. The first notable catch of the…

Brian Greene’s beautiful footage of Kwajalein Atoll [VIDEO]

Diver Brian Greene posted this stunning footage captured on a dive off the Kwajalein Atoll, part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. If you were lacking motivation to fine tune your tank to capture a piece of the ocean —…

Xanthichthys greenei is the official name of the Christmas Island Kiri triggerfish

Xanthichthys greenei is now the official name given to the popular ‘Kiri’ triggerfish that has been an infrequent collection for aquariums. Over the past four years or so the Christmas Island triggerfish has gone by the provisional Xanthichthys ‘dorsopunctatus’ and X. kiritimati but…