True Facts About The Angler Fish from a hilarious video

We’ve all watched short documentaries about marine life on YouTube, and in many cases we can’t get enough (Blenny Hunters anyone?) but this video was done in a different light. Hilariously funny with dumb facts that makes  you realize just…

Frogfish carry their spawn in the weirdest place, on their sides

If you didn’t already think that marine life had the weirdest strategies for ecological survival already, this picture of a lady frogfish carrying her eggs ought to reinforce that notion. We’ve long known that some frogfish of the family Antennariidae…

Histiophryne pogonius frogfish has a face only a marine aquarist could love

Histiophryne pogonius is a newly described species of anglerfish which is expertly camouflaged for habitats of coralline algae and sponge. Related to the sensational psychedelic frogfish, Histiophryne psychadelica, the new Histiophryne pogonius is especially lumpy in form, even for a frogfish,…

Opinion: I heart LiveAquaria’s Diver’s Den

This post would be in total fanboy territory were it not for the fact that the Diver’s Den has become a fixture of American reef aquarium culture. Like Reefer Madness before it, for many years LiveAquaria’s Diver’s Den has been…

Histiophryne psychedelica: Psychedelic frogfish has no lure and it doesn’t swim

What do you get when you cross a human face with an anglerfish and a beach ball? You get a psychedelic frogfish with forward facing eyes that prefers to bounce around over swimming.  The freaky flat anglerfish we first told…