8 Apr 2022 - 09:33
Highlights Made famous through the popular film Finding Nemo, clownfish offer huge potential for scientific research. Now, researchers have pieced together a comprehensive genome of the false...
Type: Press release
12 Jan 2022 - 12:00
Highlights Scientists have discovered two new species of goby fish in Palawan, a Philippine archipelago which have been named Rhinogobius estrellae and Rhinogobius tandika The gobies belong to...
Type: Press release
11 Jan 2022 - 12:08
The new goby species, Rhinogobius tandikan, is similar in size and form to Rhinogobius estrallae, but has a more yellow coloring. The image first appeared in the press release, "...
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11 Jan 2022 - 12:05
The new goby species, Rhinogobius estrellae, is small, typically around 3 to 4.5 cm in length. It has orange fins and sky-blue spots dotted along the body. This image first appeared in the press...
Type: Photo
5 Oct 2021 - 17:16
The movie shows the goby, Lentipes armatus, and a similar fish with unique coloration, later described as a new species, Lentipes kijimuna, in a...
Type: Video
5 Oct 2021 - 16:40
Courtship behavior of Lentipes armatus observed in a stream in Okinawa, Japan. A male (right) displays its sharp colorations to a female (left). This courtship behavior was reported in a...
Type: Photo
5 Oct 2021 - 16:36
DNA analysis looking at small changes throughout the whole genome sorted the Lentipes gobies into four different lineages that corresponded to the color pattern of the males. The grey, unfilled...
Type: Photo
5 Oct 2021 - 16:32
(Left) A male of the new species, Lentipes bunagaya, observed in a stream in Okinawa, Japan. (Right) A male of the new species, Lentipes palawanirufus, found in a stream in Palawan, Philippines....
Type: Photo
5 Oct 2021 - 16:27
(Left) A male of Lentipes armatus, which was previously the only known Lentipes species in Japan. (Right) A male of the new species, Lentipes kijimuna, observed in a stream in Okinawa, Japan. The...
Type: Photo
5 Oct 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have discovered three new species of goby fish, two found in Okinawa and a third from Palawan in the Philippines Each species has a similar body form to known species,...
Type: Press release
25 May 2021 - 04:00
Highlights Clownfish species develop their characteristic white stripes, or bars, during the process of metamorphosis Researchers have now discovered that the white bars form at different speeds...
Type: Press release
21 May 2021 - 10:58
Clownfish larvae treated with thyroid hormones formed a higher number of bands at an earlier stage of development, compared to control larvae that weren’t treated with thyroid hormones. The image...
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