October 16, 2021

Vibrantly colored ‘Starburst’ scorpionfish discovered in the Caribbean

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By Stephanie Pappas, From Live Science A riotously colorful new species of scorpionfish has been found deep in the Caribbean near Curaçao. The fish is orange-red, with splashes of yellow and pink decorating its fins and face. Its scientific name is Scorpaenodes barrybrowni, after nature photographer Barry Brown, who works with the Smithsonian Institution mission […]