Odontanthias unimaculatus is a $10,000 Deepwater Anthias

NY Aquatic is currently caring for a deepwater Odontanthias unimaculatus that is one of only a few that have ever entered the United States. O.unimaculatus is not that rare a find in the deep waters of Southern Japan, Taiwan, the…

Bodianus masudai is our favorite Hogfish available right now

A rare hogfish has surfaced in the marine hobby, and it’s guaranteed to get the pulses of rare fish collectors, wrasse collectors, and just about every reefer racing. Its name is Bodianus masudai, and it hails from the deep waters…

Super Scopas is the Australian Version of a Yellow Tang

Zebrasoma scopas, or midnight sailfin tang as they are known in Australia, are a fairly abundant reef dwelling fish that is found on the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea as well as much of the greater Indian and Pacific…

Reef Pro Loves Liopropoma Basslets as Much as We Do!

The┬áLiopropoma basslets are some of the most interesting and colorful fish usually found on deeper reefs and for that we’ve written about them countless times over the years. But the problem with enjoying these slender basslets is not admiring these…

First Odontanthias katayamai For Sale in the U.S.

Anthias are a diverse group of quintessential pink and yellow marine fish which occur from the tropical shallows to the cold water depths of our seas. Many species of anthias are quite common and cheap, making great and hardy aquarium…

First Ever Tosanoides flavofasciatus for Sale in the U.S.

It’s been more than 12 years since we stated that Tosanoides flavofasciatus was one of the most beautiful of all the rare and deepwater marine fish and in all that time, we’ve still never personally laid eyes on this illustrious species.…

2021 Blue Harbor Calendar Steps it up with Interactive QR Codes

The Blue Harbor Calendar has been the time keeping tool for the global inner reefing community for over a decade. We’ve celebrated this awesome collection of rare reef fish photos for many years but there’s some new reasons to look…

Audible for Fish? 10 rare or beautiful fish that would have made this gag better

In case you missed it, yesterday was April Fool’s Day and there were many corporations and tech companies sharing some serious groaners with a few funny ones in the mix. The one that caught our attention was Audible’s attempt at…

Hoplolatilus oreni, First Live Picture of this Gorgeous Tilefish

Hoplolatilus oreni is a gorgeous, incredibly rare tilefish that was just photographed alive for the first time. Thanks to a tip from our South African friend Keith Baxter we were treated to a fish we’ve never heard of, but desperately…

First Live Pictures of a Spectacular Supermale Lennardi Wrasse!

The Lennardi Wrasse is clearly one of the most colorful and beautiful of all the medium and large size wrasses. As beautiful as Lennardi wrasses are, all the specimens that we’ve seen to date have been only of juveniles and…