Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus in nuptial display is a sight to behold

Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus¬†is a japanese endemic fairy wrasse that is so beautiful and so rare, its almost cruel and karmic how unobtainable it is. Most reefers are familiar with the rose-banded fairy wrasse (Cirrhilabrus roseafascia) which closely resembles the lanceolatus fairy…

Hybrid Panther x Bumblebee grouper is both beautiful and edible

‘Fish are friends, not food”. Well, not so much for this man-made hybrid grouper. The amazing fish shown above is the result of a cross between the Panther grouper and the Bumblebee grouper (Cromileptes altivelis X Epinephelus lanceolatus). Bred for…