PNG’s Pictichromis aurifrons from Milne Bay show a gradient of color patterns

Dottybacks are some of the quintessential reef fish; they are small, hardy, come in a myriad of colors and they are both readily available¬†and affordable to aquarists. The other feature of dottybacks is how amenable they have been to captive…

Unusual dottyback shows inverse coloration of Pictichromis caitlinae

We have here a few images documenting what appears to be a Pictichromis diadema with an unusual magenta coloration. Whereas P. diadema has a patch of magenta solely on the topside of it’s head and anterior part of the body…