Macropharyngodon pakoko adds to the list of endemic species in the Marquesas Islands

There’s a new leopard wrasse on the books and it’s called¬†Macropharyngodon pakoko. The new leopard wrasse species was described from specimens collected in the Marquesas Islands, a region of the South Pacific Ocean which is well known for it’s localized…

Plectranthias flammeus is a new species from the South Pacific, French Polynesia

The South Pacific Ocean is a hotbed of new species right now with¬†Plectranthias flammeus just the latest visually striking reef fish to be thoroughly described. Discovered living in the waters of the Marquesas Islands around French Polynesia, unlike many other…

Amazing high definition video of Tuamotu is reason enough to visit the French Polynesia

If the amazing video above of Tuamotu isn’t reason enough to make you wanna visit the French Polynesia, then perhaps the diversity of fish and island atolls will. The French Polynesia is made of six major island groups, with Tahiti…