Prognathodes guyanensis (French butterflyfish) and P. aya (Banks butterflyfish), neptune grouper and clarion passer hybrid are at House of Fins this weekend

Prognathodes guyanensis, Prognathodes aya, Holacanthus clarionensis x H. passer and many more of the rarest reef and marine fish will be on display and for sale at this weeekend’s Splash sale event at House of Fins in Greenwich CT. The…

New Butterflyfish discovered in Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

Papahanaumokuakea National Marine Monument has just yielded a new species of butterflyfish which appears to be very similar to Prognathodes basabei. The new butterflyfish was discovered by self professed fish nerd Richard Pyle using his signature rebreather deep diving techniques.…

Prognathodes basabei and Odontanthias fuscipinnis make a stateside appearance

Although it seems like Japan gets all the coolest, rarest fish even if they come from Hawaii, Reef Builders reader JP is a determined collector from the Northeastern U.S. who has dedicated himself to creating the ultimate aquarium for rare…

Prognathodes basabei, the Orange Margin butterflyfish pushes the limits of how deep fish are collected

After ten years since the first time this species was collected, Blue Harbor has once again obtained the ultimate deep living butterflyfish, Prognathodes basabei. This Deepwater Hawaiian endemic was originally collected in 1998 and it was known for a long…