Thursday, June 9, 2016

Godzilla Goby


Hello CCS friends,


An article was just posted today which revealed a new species of deep water goby.  This discovery was part of the Deep Reef Observation Project, funded by the Smithsonian Institution, which aimed to collect a live specimen in the southern Caribbean Sea.  This unusually large headed, bright yellow and orange colored fish was named the Godzilla goby, or Varicus lacerta.  Also thought I would add that I'm taking EEMB 106 Biology of Fishes Fall quarter, can't wait to learn everything possible about fish...take it with me!

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160608120600.htm

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