Wall Chart of New Fish Species

Starksia blennies, small coral reef fish, have been well-studied for more than 100 years. But Smithsonian scientists discovered that what were thought to be three species of the fish are actually 10 distinct species from the Caribbean. Dr. Carole Baldwin, a Smithsonian zoologist and curator of fishes, was lead author of the 2011 paper describing the discovery. Learn more in the article "Scientists Discover Seven New Species of Fish."




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