Four Very Rare & Unique Specimens from RVS Fishworld

Normally when we share exciting fish from RVS Fishworld we’re content to feature one specimen at a time but this week we have four unique specimens to tell you about. Three of these are fish we have featured before but…

Another Crazy King Bicolor Angelfish scored by Bali Aquarium!

It’s been a while since we documented a crazy looking Bicolor Angelfish and weird Angelfish are one of our favorite marine life topics. Even if Centropyge bicolor is a very common fish, Xanthic or aberrant morphs of that particular species…

Xanthic Koran Angelfish is Doing Its Best Impersonation of a Clarion

It’s been a minute since we’d come across a nice, unusual angelfish either in the form of a hybrid, an aberrant, or in the case of this new Koran angelfish, a sort of ‘blotchy’ xanthic Pomacanthus. This medium sized individual of P.…

Orange Starry Puffer is a Remarkable and Gorgeous Oddity

An orange pufferfish was recently collected in Western Australia by Oceans Reefs Marine Aquariums (ORMA) and it’s quite an unusual specimen. What makes the orange pufferfish so special is that it’s not the usual puffer species we see displaying this…

New Xanthic Regal Angelfish Surfaces in Japan

It’s been a minute since we’ve encountered a nice xanthic angelfish to write about but an old classic has surfaced in the Japanese collector’s market. The yellow regal angelfish, was one of the first xanthic angelfish to be documented and…

Incredible Xanthic Eibl’s Angelfish Appears in Hong Kong

Pygmy angelfish are very popular marine aquarium fish because they pack a lot of personality and color into a very manageable size. But another thing that we can sometimes enjoy in the dwarf Centropyge genus is some really wildly aberrant specimens…

Gorgeous xanthic scribbled angelfish discovered in East Australia

A xanthic specimen of the scribbled angelfish,┬áChaetodontoplus duboulayi, was discovered in Mackay, eastern Australia. The news of this very unusual female scribbled angelfish comes to us from Aqua Lovers in Japan who received this fish and shared an incredible photo…

Xanthic undulated triggerfish makes annual appearance from Philippines

The xanthic undulated triggerfish is a mystery among aberrant reef fish, but thankfully we don’t usually have to wait too long in between freshly caught specimens. At a rate of roughly one xanthic Balistapus undulatus every twelve months or se,…

Partly xanthic undulated triggerfish collected by RVS FIshworld

Another xanthic undulated triggerfish has appeared on the marine aquarium scene, and we couldn’t be any more thrilled about it. Once again coming from the RVS Fishworld in the Philippines, this xanthic triggerfish in that it actually supports a very…

Aberration reversion of Ctenochaetus documented by Cairns Marine

We’re not unfamiliar to the sight of “xanthic-koi” type aberrants that plague various fishes. Vitiligo and other forms of patchy off-coloured specimens appear from time to time, and seem to be particularly prevalent in surgeonfish of the genus Ctenochaetus as…