New species appears closely related to red eye tetra

October 22nd, 2015 — 2:05pm

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New pike cichlid from the rio Xingu

October 1st, 2015 — 2:49pm

The dwarf pike cichlid known to aquarium hobbyists as Crenicichla sp. cf. regani ‘Xingu’ for more than two decades is described as C. anamiri Ito & Rapp Py-Daniel 2015 in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’.

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Video – Save the Blue Heart of Europe

September 30th, 2015 — 11:00am

Can the incredible Vjosa River in Albania be saved?

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New Geophagus has unique colour pattern

January 2nd, 2015 — 12:25pm

A new species of the eartheater genus Geophagus is described in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’.

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Cry for Help for Migratory Fish from New Zealand to Hawaii

May 20th, 2014 — 12:57am

As previously covered here on SF, on May 24th 2014, local community events will be taking place at 250 locations worldwide to celebrate the first World Fish Migration Day.

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River dolphin discovery raises questions about aquatic biodiversity

January 25th, 2014 — 1:10pm

A new freshwater dolphin from Brazil has been described in the journal PloS ONE, and represents the first such find in almost a century.

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New snakehead is well-known in aquarium hobby

November 1st, 2013 — 7:45pm

The snakehead that has been known to aquarium hobbyists as Channa sp. ‘Assam’, C. sp. ‘Lal Cheng’ or C. sp. ‘blue bleheri’ for a number of years is named C. andrao in the journal ‘Zootaxa’ this week.

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New Dario wears makeup

October 31st, 2013 — 1:52pm

The previously unidentified badid known to aquarists as Dario sp. ‘Jaintia Hills’ or D. sp. ‘Bangladesh’ is described by ichthyologists Dr. Ralf Britz and Dr. Sven Kullander in today’s issue of ‘Zootaxa’.

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Unusual pupfishes represent distinct species

October 19th, 2013 — 2:26pm

Two highly-specialised, previously unidentified pupfishes we featured in an article a while back are officially described in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History.

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New halfbeaks from Borneo

October 11th, 2013 — 2:57pm

Three new halfbeak species of the genus Hemirhamphodon have been described in ‘The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology’.

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