Hawaii’s newest species named in honor of President Obama

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  • December 21, 2016
  • The new species is the only coral-reef fish that lives exclusively within the marine protected area, which was recently expanded by the President Scientists from the Bishop Museum, NOAA, and the Association for Marine Exploration published the description of a new species of coral-reef fish that they named in honor of President Barack Obama. The […]

    Two new zoantharian species found on eunicid worms in the dark in the Indo-Pacific ocean

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  • February 11, 2016
  • While studying the abundant, yet poorly known fauna of the zoantharian Epizoanthus genus in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, Japanese graduate student Hiroki Kise and Dr. James Davis Reimer, both affiliated with University of the Ryukyus, Japan, focused on examining the species living on eunicid worm tubes. These Epizoanthus species form colonies and are only found living […]