Decompressing marine fish from the deep reefs of Curacao

The following is a guest contribution from Joe Oliver, a resident┬áMarine Biologist for the Curacao Sea Aquarium and Substation Curacao. As an aquarist (hobbyist or professional) there is a huge array of fishes available as possible options when it comes…

Liopropoma santi is yet another new species of this popular genus of reef fish

Liopropoma santi joins a recent spat of new species to be described from this genus, with Liopropoma olneyi being described just last week.┬áLiopropoma santi is also the result of the deep diving work of the Curasub in Curacao and like…

Liopropoma olneyi “discovered” thanks to a lucky larval catch

Liopropoma olneyi is a “new” species of the popular deepwater basslets which has actually been making it into the aquarium trade for some time now. If you recall the exciting deepwater collections being undertaken in the manned submersible in Curacao…