Oxycheilinus samurai, a new wrasse species with the coolest name

Oxycheilinus samurai, the Samurai Wrasse is a new species of reef fish from the Ryukyu Islands of Japan, and Panay Islands of Philippines. Among the maori wrasses of the Oxycheilinus genus O. samurai is a slender species, but not quite…

So, you glow in the dark? That don’t impress me much

Coral fluorescence is a magical phenomenon that is well documented, studied, and exploited by all who enjoy it. Fluorescence┬áis an emission of light at a different wavelength from which was absorbed, and this causes a visible glow. Excitation however dies…