Trimma putrai, a Gorgeous New Pygmy Goby Species from Western Indonesia

For the second time in a week we have a brand new species of goby to learn about, Trimma putrai from western Indonesia. Unlike the cryptic species Trimma christianeae, Putra’s pygmygoby is a very distinct looking species with beautiful coloration and…

Trimma christianeae, a New Species of Pygmy Goby from Milne Bay

Gobies are so plentiful and diverse we knew it was only a matter of time until we got a new species this year. The highly species rich genus Trimma gets first billing for 2019 with the official description of T. christianeae from…

Two New Blue Eyed Gobies from Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is once again the locale for the discovery of new reef fish, this time with two new species of miniature gobies. Trimma blematium and T. meityae are two newly described species from this very numerous genus which both features very…

Trimma hamartium, the Mistaken Pygmy Goby is the newest species from Palau

We knew it wouldn’t be long and it barely took a week into the new year for us to get a new species of nano goby to share. Trimma hamartium is the first new species of tropical marine fish of 2018…

Crazy little Trimma species photographed in the Abyss of Palau

Take a moment to soak in the wild color and pattern of the rarely seen Trimma goby pictured above. This is the first time this fish has been seen in nearly twenty years, having been photographed by Dr. Luiz Rocha in…

Three new species of Trimma gobies: T. aturirii, T. kardium & T. trioculatum

Three new species of Trimma pygmy gobies have been described, adding to the rapidly growing list of these miniature reef fish which are so diverse and desirable. The new species include Trimma aturirii , Trimma kardium and Trimma trioculatum, all of them quite…

Trimma yoshinoi, a new species of pygmy goby from Japan

Another day, another new species of pygmy goby joins the ranks of our fishy wish list. Trimma yoshinoi is the latest species to be inducted into the growing genus of ‘Pygmy Gobies’ known as Trimma, this time it’s from southern Japan. Five…

Stunning new species of Trimma dwarf gobies described from Papua New Guinea

There’s a fresh new crop of newly described species of Trimma dwarf gobies from Papua New Guinea and several of them are quite the lookers. The four new species described by Gerald Allen include Trimma abyssum, T. nauagium, T. chledophilum and T. multiclitellum. As you…

Trimma pajama and T. meranyx are two new exquisite species of deepwater nano gobies

A few new deepwater nano gobies from Indonesia have been described in a recent edition of the journal ZootaxaI that are sure to captivate you with their beauty. Here is information on two of the three new gobies described by Richard…

Trimma irinae is a gorgeous new deepwater nano goby from Papua New Guinea

Trimma irinae is a new species of deepwater nano reef goby hailing from Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea. It may not be that novel to see a new species from Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay, or from the genus Trimma, but…