Dynasty’s deepwater deluge series 3: Plectranthias garrupellus and Gonioplectrus hispanus

The final series to this short Curacaoan sampling deals with two prominent and rather well known Serranids from the region. Plectranthias garrupellus and Gonioplectrus hispanus are more or less icons of the surrounding region and are again, one of the few…

Plectranthias face-off: Two incredible species, P. fourmanoiri and P. garrupellus

We LOVE Plectranthias!¬†Now repeat it with conviction, and then again while you read this post. Here at ReefBuilders we’re always on the ball with the genus Plectranthias for new discoveries, new species for the trade, you name it. We’ve covered…

Plectranthias garrupellus – Apricot Bass is a virtually unknown deepwater Caribbean reef fish

Plectranthias garrupellus also known as the Apricot Bass is a pretty wonderful little reef fish that came to only recently came to life with pictures of living specimens. For being a member of the popular Plectranthias genus of aquarium fish it’s…

Greater Caribbean Fishes application puts 1600 fish on your iPhone

The newest smartphone application from the Smithsonian Institute “Greater Caribbean Fishes” is your one stop shop for learning everything about the tropical marine fish living right off of US shores. Like¬†Fishes: East Pacific, Greater Caribbean Fishes includes identification of numerous…