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    Third Documented Fisheri x Potteri Hybrid Collected in Oahu

    Just over 10 days ago, the third documented Centropyge fisheri x Centropyge potteri hybrid was collected by Alika Garcia, a diver on Oahu, Hawaii, at apprximately 75′ on the south side of Oahu. This stunning hybrid was promptly sent to wholesaler Tropical Fish Emporium where it has been made available to the retail world. The […]

    Juvenile Chaetodon Meyeri Hybrid

    Some of my favorite fish are nearly impossible to keep. Specifically I’m talking about  Meyer’s Butterflyfish (Chaetodon meyeri), the Ornate Butterflyfish (Chaetodon ornatissimus) and the Reticulated Butterflyfish (Chaetodon reticulatus).  Some ichthyologists place these obligated coral feeders (corallivores) within the Citharoedus subgenus. All three share similar osteology and a jaw structure that allows them to prey on […]