Damselfish from Tufi, Papua New Guinea already starting to spread in the states

The new damselfish captured by Seasmart fishermen in Papua New Guinea may have been discovered a little over a week ago but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming a legal immigrant to American aquariums. Last week Sea Dwelling Creatures received…

“Tufi” damselfish and brilliant cap clownfish from Papua New Guinea are the latest reef gems revealed by Seasmart

The Tufi Damsellfish is an unidentified species of damselfish which was recently discovered by fishermen working for the Seasmart Program in Papua New Guinea. The Tufi damselfish was collected from Tufi in Oro Province of Papua New Guinea by the…

Lighting Maroon Clownfish – Pairing Videos!

This one is all for Jake and his rare fish fetish.  By no means high quality video here…this was shot with my waterproof & shockproof Olympus Digital Camera.  But for anyone who’s been through for a loop by Jake &…

Eric Cheng speaks about flashlight fish and sperm whales at TEDxBerkeley

Eric Cheng is an underwater photographer the likes of Tony Wu who basically just travels the world in search of cool things to see, photograph and film. Mr. Cheng was recently invited to speak at TEDxBerkeley, an independently organized TED…

Lightning maroon clownfish from Blue Zoo Aquatics will be entrusted to an accomplished fishbreeder

The Lightning Maroon Clownfish from Papua New Guinea is the newest feather in the cap of the Seasmart Program and thanks to decisions being made at Blue Zoo Aquatics, the lightning maroon clownfish may eventually become a shining example of…

Lightning maroon clownfish from Papua New Guinea appears at Blue Zoo Aquatics

We can count the times we’ve seen the Lightning Maroon Clownfish with one hand. This new guy was recently shipped via Papua New Guinea’s SEASMART program. The SEASMART program benefits us, the aquarists, and the village fisherman who collected the…

Hemiscyllum michaeli: a new bamboo shark gets treated to Scott Michael’s name

Hemiscyllum michaeli is a new species of epaulette / bamboo shark from Papua new Guinea that was recently described by Allen & Dudgeon in the latest issue of Aqua. The epaulette sharks are a group of shallow water elongated sharks…

SEASMART building marine aquarium trade in Papua New Guinea the right way

The SEASMART Program is coming together in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to create a new sustainable, environmentally conscious and profitable trade. The marine aquarium livestock collection trade has definitely had negative impacts on natural habitats of many tropical regions but…