Inter-subgeneric hybrids of Roaps butterflies are rare and amazing

Roaps butterflyfishes can form hybrids with other unrelated members of the butterflyfish group although very rarely, to form inter-subgeneric hybrids.¬†Fishes and other animals generally hybridize with other species that are highly similar, usually in the same genus, or within the…

LiveAquaria offered for sale a beautiful and unique Chaetodon miliaris X C. multicinctus butterflyfish hybrid

LiveAquaria¬†just released a nice and very rare hybrid butterflyfish between Chaetodon miliaris and C. multicinctus. The lovely fish from Hawaii may not be as colorful as the other rare hybrid butterflyfishes that we’ve posted here before, but the fish is…