Flathead Perch Captive Bred in Western Australia

The flathead perch has been an elusive species to find, both for divers on the natural reef and for fish keepers in the saltwater aquarium hobby. The unique and interesting appearance of Rainfordia opercularis, has made it a target of…

Rainfordia, Flathead Perch Photographed in Indonesia!

The flathead perch is a very unusual fish that just got a massive natural range extension thanks to Anna & Ned Deloach. The Husband & Wife team from Blenny Watcher have frequently documented highly noteworthy marinelife and their most recent…

Flathead perch video shows why Rainfordia opercularis is awesome

There are some fish that are really photogenic and look lackluster in real life, and other species that look unremarkable in images but really grab your attention in the flesh; the flathead perch falls squarely in the latter category, with…

LiveAquaria’s flathead perch duo acts like a pair of adorable puppy dogs

A week ago we had the distinct privilege of kicking it at LiveAquaria and among all the treasures we discovered, we got to meet the wonderful pair of flathead perch living in one of the display aquariums in Kevin Kohen’s…

The extremely rare Flathead Perch will be offered for sale today by LiveAquaria

LiveAquaria has been teasing with promise of offering one of the rarest reef basslets ever documented in the aquarium hobby, the flathead perch, Rainfordia opercularis. Our first encounter with the flathead perch began with a specimen that was acquired by…

Rainfordia opercularis video from B-Box Aquarium is closer and clearer

[youtube width=”680″ height=”420″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2828PGefvns[/youtube] The flathead perch, Rainfordia opercularis, is an extremely rare fish not only for its limited distribution but also because of its reclusive nature. The flat head and big eyes or Rainfordia are especially suited to swimming and…

OMG! Stunning Rainfordia opercularis appears at Blue Harbor

The Rainfordia opercularis is one of the most uncommon reef fish we know about and its not to often this┬árare specimen available in the market. We don’t know too much about this specific specimen except it’s in the hands of…

Rainfordia opercularis, the flat head perch is one of the rarest and least known of the basslets

Rainfordia opercularis is a fish so rare that aside from the stud in these pictures, we literally have only been able to track down just one other confirmed specimen that has come to the U.S. Closely related to fish of…