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New Species "Psychedelic" Hopping Frogfish
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FloridaBoy
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PostPosted: 2009.09.12(Sat)9:03    Post subject: New Species "Psychedelic" Hopping Frogfish Reply with quote



What a cool looking frogfish... Very Happy

New species of frogfish discovered in Indonesia
"A funky, psychedelic fish that bounces on the ocean floor like a rubber ball has been classified as a new species, a scientific journal reported."

DNA evidence is in, newly discovered Psychedelic species of
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PostPosted: 2009.10.08(Thu)3:06    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, that's pretty unique - he's an interesting looking fish Shocked
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PostPosted: 2009.10.08(Thu)6:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool fish...I guess he's so well disguised in the reef that nobody had noticed him yet. Laughing
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PostPosted: 2010.07.15(Thu)8:03    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another photo of the psychedelic frogfish, Histiophryne psychedelica
http://www.newscientist.com/gallery/new-species/3
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PostPosted: 2010.07.16(Fri)0:30    Post subject: Reply with quote

We can only hope that nobody decieds to keep them in a aquarium.
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PostPosted: 2010.07.16(Fri)1:04    Post subject: Reply with quote

Caton wrote:
We can only hope that nobody decieds to keep them in a aquarium.


Why do you say that...
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