Helen’s Perchlet Larval Rearing

Anthias (Anthiine serranids) are small to medium-sized, brightly colored reef fishes comprising 25 genera and over 200 species. They are planktivores and often form large schools above the reef while feeding. Their peaceful nature and vivid color patterns make them…

Redblotch Perchlet Larval Rearing

Plectranthias is a genus (comprising 51 recognized species) of small, cryptic hawkfish-like fishes with large mouths. Most species reach a maximum size of just 7.5 cm (3“) and occur at depths below 50 m (160 ft). With the exception of P. garrupellus in…

Bicolor Anthias Larval Rearing

Bicolor Anthias (Pseudanthias bicolor) juveniles were raised from eggs collected in coastal waters off Oahu’s south shore. This species is widespread throughout the Indo-Pacific from Mauritius to the Line Islands. It is generally found in harems near ledges and caves…

Yellow Anthias Larval Rearing

The Yellow Anthias (Odontanthias fuscipinnis) is a rare, deepwater fish, endemic to Hawaii. It commands a high price in the aquarium trade. O. fuscipinnis was reared from a small number eggs collected in December, 2012 in waters off Oahu. Features of…