Deepwater Debelius Angelfish Collected in 50 Feet in Madagascar!

The Debelius angelfish is one of the rarest and most elusive angelfish species because it has only been known from very deep waters of the isolated island of Mauritius. Over the weekend we got some earth-shattering news about this species…

Face to Face with the $18K Debelius Angelfish

The Debelius is one of the rarest and most elusive of all the Pygmy angelfish. Despite writing about this species for nearly a decade, we had never seen a living specimen until a few weeks ago in Germany of all…

A Mauritian gem residing in Japan

As the metonymic dust begins to settle after our whirlwind tour of Japan, it becomes increasingly clear that this country is without a doubt, the capital mecca for rare fish and all things associated. With┬álolita inspired fashion and crazy pop…

Centropyge debelius literally scrapes through 2014 by the skin of its teeth

Well what did we tell you. Didn’t we mention it’s very likely that a super cool fish will swoop in at the last minute just before the year closes to shock everyone? In what seems like a yearly tradition, 2014…

CoralFriend’s newest video shows three of the rarest angelfish together

The video may not be the smoothest, it’s a little shaky and the colors undersaturated but any marine angelfish fan will immediately recognize that this aquarium contains three of the rarest of the rare Pomacanthids. Dr. Chung Wing Hung’s collection…