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Melon barb renamed…again?

May 14th, 2013 — 4:24pm

H. fasciata exists in a number of colour forms © Hayath

Regular readers will remember that the species formerly known as Puntius fasciatus plus its closest relatives were placed into the new genus Dravidia a few months ago as part of Continue reading »

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Second Nematocharax species described

May 2nd, 2013 — 8:01pm

© W. J. E. M. Costa

A new member of the genus Nematocharax from Bahia state, eastern Brazil is just the second member of the genus known to date. Continue reading »

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New names for aquarium fish

April 30th, 2013 — 6:44pm

Betta hendra is a member of the B. coccina species group within the genus. © Gustav Eek

Two fish species previously referred to as Betta sp. ‘Sengalang/Palangkayara’ and Apistogramma sp. ‘masken’ in the aquarium hobby have been described on an official basis in the last couple of weeks. Continue reading »

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SF Spring Break – see you in 10 days!!

April 19th, 2013 — 4:48pm

Aphanius anatoliae exists in several different colour forms within our study area © Barbara Nicca

There won’t be any news, articles or species updates for the next 10 days or so since we’re off on a field trip to central Turkey to look for some of the endemic freshwater fishes and other creatures to be found there! Continue reading »

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