Crazy little Trimma species photographed in the Abyss of Palau

Take a moment to soak in the wild color and pattern of the rarely seen Trimma goby pictured above. This is the first time this fish has been seen in nearly twenty years, having been photographed by Dr. Luiz Rocha in…

Lubricogobius tunicatus Is A Wonderful New Species Of Slippery Goby

Lubricogobius tunicatus is the newest species to join this fascinating group of slippery gobies. The Tunicate Slippery Goby was discovered in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, adding to the long list of species that continue to be discovered in this biodiverse…

Amblygobius cheraphilus & A. calvatus, Two Cute New Goby Species

Amblygobius cheraphilus and A. calvatus are two new species of cute small gobies, and we’re just glad to see some new goby species that aren’t Eviota or Trimma. Closely related to our beloved aquarium favorites the Hector’s, Rainford’s and Link gobies, the…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: The Catalina Goby

The Catalina Goby, Lythrypnus dalli, is one of those irresistible nano fish that puts many other gobies to shame. Sure, it may be in running competition with the flaming prawn goby or a Yasha goby but those vivid blue and red stripes…

Sueviota bryozophyla is a new goby from Indonesia that loves bryozoans

Sueviota bryozophyla is a new species of dwarf goby with a peculiar proclivity for bryozoans. The ghostly white Sueviota bryozophyla is distinguished from the multitudes of new Eviota species for among other things, having very pronounced and elongated nasal tubes.…

Eviota punyit, a new cryptic goby species revealed by DNA

Eviota punyit is the latest new species of dwarf goby to join the ever expanding roster of Eviota species. Unlike so many other species which are identified primarily based on their appearance and color pattern, Eviota punyit was confirmed primarily through genetic…

Yasha goby successfully captive bred by Rising Tide Conservation

The Yasha goby, Stonogobiops yasha, is one of the most beautiful and classic reef gobies and now they have been successfully captive bred. This weekend Rising Tide Conservation announced that they had just settled a pair of the iconic Yasha goby…

Tomiyamichthys levisquama, a large showy goby described from Australia

Tomiyamichthys levisquama is a newly described species of shrimpgoby joining this large and diverse genus of bottom dwelling reef fish. The newly discovered T. levisquama was discovered living in coastal waters and soft bottom habitats of Northern Territory and Queensland, Australia.…

Cryptocentrus epakros & Tomiyamichthys zonatus, two new goby species

It’s been a short while since we’ve had some new species of gobies being described and Cryptocentrus epakros and Tomiyamichthys zonatus are here to fill that gap. The two new species of sand dwelling gobies are both associated with Alpheid shrimp partners and…

Fusigobius, Transparent Cave Goby now available from ORA

The Transparent Cave Goby is a newly bred species of Fusigobius recently announced by Oceans Reefs & Aquariums. We got a close look at the new captive bred fish from ORA at their MACNA booth and this fish might not win…