2022 03 16 Image of the week

The rose-veiled fairy wrasse is the first new species to be formally described by a Maldivian researcher.(Yi-Kai Tea via California Academy of Sciences)

A rainbow-coloured fish that lives on “twilight zone” reefs off the Maldives has finally been recognised as a new species, more than two decades after its discovery. Read about this amazing creature here.

I couldn’t resist this stunning photo from the ABC site. What a spectacular image of such a small fish.

Resources:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-14/stunning-rainbow-rose-veiled-fairy-wrasse-new-to-science/100908022

About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.
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