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Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)

Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)

Doctorfish Tang (Acanthurus chirurgus)

Doctorfish Tang (Acanthurus chirurgus)

Convict Tang (Acanthurus triostegus)

Convict Tang (Acanthurus triostegus)

Blonde Naso Tang (Naso elegans)

Blonde Naso Tang (Naso elegans)

Californian Sea Hare (Aplysia californica)

California Sea Hare (Aplysia californica)

Pen And Ink Nudibranch (Polycera atra)

Pen And Ink Nudibranch (Polycera atra)

California Aglaja (Navanax inermis)

California Aglaja (Navanax inermis)

Clown Tang (Acanthurus lineatus)

Clown Tang (Acanthurus lineatus)

Spider Conch (Lambis lambis)

Spider Conch (Lambis lambis)

Candy Basslet (Liopropoma carmabi)

Candy Basslet (Liopropoma carmabi)

19 June 2023

The Candy Basslet (Liopropoma carmabi) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Candy Cane Basslet is found in the western Atlantic and ranges from the Bahamas and Florida Keys in the U.S.A., along the eastern Caribbean all the way down to some of the smaller islands (Curacao, Bonaire, and Ascension) off the northern coast […]

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Purple Tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum)

Purple Tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum)

19 June 2023

The Purple Tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Yellowtail Tang, Yellowtail Surgeonfish, or Blue Surgeonfish is native to the Red Sea however, they have also been encountered in the Gulf of Aden, the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea, and recently in the Mediterranean Sea near Sardinia. They have been recorded […]

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Naso Tang (Naso Lituratus)

Naso Tang (Naso Lituratus)

18 June 2023

The Naso Tang (Naso Lituratus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Barcheek Unicorn, Clown Surgeonfish, Literate Surgeonfish, Lipstick Tang, Orangespine Unicornfish, and Barcheek Unicornfish is found in the East Indian and Pacific Ocean. Their extensive range in the central and western parts of the Pacific Ocean includes Hawaii, Japan, Tuamotu, and the Marquesas. The […]

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False Gramma (Pictichromis paccagnellae)

False Gramma (Pictichromis paccagnellae)

17 June 2023

The False Gramma (Pictichromis paccagnellae) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Gramma Dotty, Bicolor Dottyback, or Royal Dottyback is found in the Western Pacific Ocean from Indonesia (Java and Sulawesi) to Vanuatu; Palau in Micronesia. The False Gramma is a semi aggressive, solitary species that is found singly or in small loosely scattered […]

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Royal Gramma Basslet (Gramma loreto)

Royal Gramma Basslet (Gramma loreto)

17 June 2023

The Royal Gramma Basslet (Gramma loreto) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Fairy Basslet, is native to the deep water reefs in the Caribbean and tropical western Atlantic Ocean and ranges from the Antilles, Bahamas, Bermuda, Venezuela, into the surrounding waters of Central America and northern part of South America. The Royal Gramma […]

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White Tail Bristletooth Tang (Ctenochaetus flavicauda)

White Tail Bristletooth Tang (Ctenochaetus flavicauda)

16 June 2023

The White Tail Bristletooth Tang (Ctenochaetus flavicauda) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the White Tail Yellow Eye Tang or White Tail Yellow Eye Kole Tang is found in the U.S. Minor Islands in the Western Pacific; to the Austral, Line, Rapa, and Society Islands in the East Central Pacific Ocean. White Tail Bristletooth […]

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Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma veliferum)

Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma veliferum)

16 June 2023

The Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma veliferum) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Pacific Sailfin Tang, Sail Fish Tang, Pacific Sailfin Surgeonfish, Purple Sailfinned Tang, Sailfin Surgeon, or Purple Lined Tang can be found in the East Indian Ocean, West Indian Ocean, Australia, Japan, the Red Sea, Indonesia, and the Central West Pacific oceans from […]

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Red Sea Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma desjardinii)

Red Sea Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma desjardinii)

21 May 2023

The Red Sea Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma desjardinii) known by tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Indian Ocean Sailfin Tang, Desjardin’s Sailfin Tang, and Desjardini Sailfin Tang is widespread throughout the Indian Ocean from the northern Red Sea to KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa, and east to India and Java. Adult Red Sea Sailfin Tangs are normally […]

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Chalk Basslet (Serranus tortugarum)

Chalk Basslet (Serranus tortugarum)

20 May 2023

The Chalk Basslet (Serranus tortugarum) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Chalk Bass is found in the Western Atlantic and is widespread in Caribbean reef areas including the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, the Antilles, and Honduras. The Chalk Basslet is a cautious, peaceful species that can be encountered alone, in pairs, and most often […]

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Gem Tang (Zebrasoma gemmatum

Gem Tang (Zebrasoma gemmatum)

20 May 2023

Gem Tang (Zebrasoma gemmatum) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Spotted Tang or Mauritian Tang is found in the Western Indian Ocean and ranges from the coast of Mozambique, South Africa and Madagascar to the Islands of Mauritius and Réunion. The Gem Tang is a rare, solitary, and highly prized species that inhabits […]

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Swissguard Basslet (Liopropoma rubre)

Swissguard Basslet (Liopropoma rubre)

19 May 2023

The Swissguard Basslet (Liopropoma rubre) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Peppermint Basslet is found in the western Atlantic from Bermuda and the Bahamas, into the Gulf of Mexico where it ranges from the Florida Keys, the Flower Garden Banks, and on the Campeche Bank off Mexico, southwards throughout the Caribbean Sea. The Swissguard […]

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Black Cap Basslet (Gramma melacara)

Black Cap Basslet (Gramma melacara)

19 May 2023

Black Cap Basslet (Gramma melacara) is a deep water species found in the tropical western Atlantic Ocean and range from the West Indies to the Bahamas. Black Cap Basslets are a peaceful, solitary species that inhabit the outer vertical reef slopes and drop offs at depths from 35 to 600 feet. Although they are occasionally […]

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Garibaldi Damselfish (Hypsypops rubicundus)

Garibaldi Damselfish (Hypsypops rubicundus)

18 May 2023

Garibaldi Damselfish (Hypsypops rubicundus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Catalina Goldfish, Garibaldi, and Marine Goldfish are found in the subtropical northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean, and range from the Monterey Bay in California, to southern Baja California and Guadalupe Island (off northern central Baja California) in Mexico. The Garibaldi Damselfish is […]

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Surge Damselfish (Chrysiptera brownriggii)

Surge Damselfish (Chrysiptera brownriggii)

16 May 2023

Surge Damselfish (Chrysiptera brownriggii) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as White Banded Damselfish, and White Banded Damsel are widespread throughout Indo Pacific waters from East Africa to the Marquesas Islands and Society Islands, north to Japan, and south to Australia. Surge Damselfish are found alone and in small groups on the reef flats, submerged […]

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Yellow Stripe Damsel (Neoglyphidodon nigroris)

Yellow Stripe Damsel (Neoglyphidodon nigroris)

11 May 2023

Yellow Stripe Damsel (Neoglyphidodon nigroris) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Bicolor Blackmouth Chromis, Behns Damselfish, Blackmouth Chromis, Blackmouth Damselfish, Yellow Honey Damsel, Black and Gold Chromis, Behn’s Damsel, Behn’s Damselfish, Scar-face Damsel-fish, Scarface Damsel, Yellowfin Damsel, and Behn´s Riffbarsch are distributed throughout the Eastern Indian Ocean, and Western Pacific. In the East Indian […]

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Tracey's Damselfish (Chrysiptera traceyi)

Tracey’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera traceyi)

09 May 2023

Tracey’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera traceyi) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Tracey’s Demoiselles are a rare species of damselfish found in the Marshall and Caroline Islands in the Western Pacific Ocean. Specimens have also been reported in the Phillipines and Mariana Islands, as well as Tonga. Tracey’s Damselfish are a diurnal species found singly and […]

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Stark’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera starcki)

Stark’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera starcki)

08 May 2023

Stark’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera starcki) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Stark’s Demoiselle or Starcki Damsel is found in the Western Pacific from the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan, and south to Australia, New Caledonia, and Tonga. Recent genetic studies on Starcki populations from Tonga and specimens from Philippines reefs suggest that the two are markedly […]

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Corazon’s Damselfish (Pomacentrus vatosoa)

Corazon’s Damselfish (Pomacentrus vatosoa)

09 April 2023

Corazon’s Damselfish (Pomacentrus vatosoa) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Madagascar Damselfish is a previously unknown species that was collected from Nosy Faho, Madagascar. In December of 2018, four Pomacentrus vatosoa specimens were harvested from a reef off the northeastern coast of Madagascar, by divers working in the area at a relatively accessible […]

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Juvenile Dusky Damselfish ( Stegastes adustus)

Dusky Damselfish (Stegastes adustus syn. Stegastes dorsopunicans)

08 April 2023

Dusky Damselfish (Stegastes adustus syn. Stegastes dorsopunicans) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Scarlet Backed Damselfis and Scarlet Backed Demoiselle is found in tropical waters of the Western Central Atlantic from Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and along the coast of central America, to Panama and Venezuela. It has also […]

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Pair of Red Honey Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon crossi)

Red Honey Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon crossi)

02 April 2023

Red Honey Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon crossi) known to tropical fish keeping enthusists as Cross’ Damselfish, Orange Honey Damselfish, Cross’s Damsel, Red Honey Damsel, and Red Chromis is found in the Western Central Pacific Ocean around Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sulawesi, and the Moluccas. Red Honey Damselfish are a shy, solitary, non migratory, reef associated […]

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