Helfrich’s firefish discovered in the Philippines

The Helfrich’s firefish,¬†Nemateleotris helfrichi¬†has been discovered in the Philippines, extending the species range by more than 1000 km, or 600 miles. The recent finding is important not only from a fish ecology perspective but it also puts this fish within…

Purple face Helfrich’s firefish resurface from the Cook Islands

Helfrich’s firefish,¬†Nemateleotris helfrichi, were once so rare in the aquairum hobby that you basically never saw them at the fish store. How times have changed now that the dainty little Helfrich’s is collected in massive numbers from the Marshall Islands…

Reef Life and Advanced Aquarist: A new magazine charts a course and the original online magazine diversifies

There’s a lot of good news in the marine aquarium magazine world these days including the increasing diversity of ways that two publications are reaching out to their readers. The nascent Reef Life Magazine is making some headway with it’s…