Mitratus Butterflyfish In The Shape of a Burgess, Or The Other Way Around?

But man, what a brilliant yellow specimen it is! Burgess butterflyfish usually have a mostly black back, black crown and black eyestripe but the Aqua Gift Burgess Butterflyfish is throwing out extra yellow all over the place. Not only is the…

A new range extension for Chaetodon burgessi in the Coral Sea

The family Chaetodontidae is well represented by ten genera. Of which, the most populous Chaetodon is home to several subgenera, one of which is the eternally fascinating Roaops. This small subgenus comprises of five handsome species, including the dapper, monochromatic Chaetodon…

Tinkeri x Burgess butterflyfish are popping up more and more

If you are a fan of Tinker’s butterflyfish but not too hot about the less colorful Burgess butterflyfish, increased imports of supposed hybrids of the two are becoming increasingly frequent. Roaps butterflyfish are unique looking and truly striking in the eyes…