05 Jun '11, 12pm

Photos: 9 Unknown Species Found on Bali Reef

Photos: 9 Unknown Species Found on Bali Reef

Photo: © Conservation International/Gerald Allen Potentially new species identified during a 2011 Marine Rapid Assessment Program survey in Bali: Heteroconger – new garden eel Conservation International (CI) conducted a two-week survey of marine areas with their Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) – which has been in existence for 20 years – at the request of the Department of Fisheries and Marine Affairs and the Bali government. During the survey they found eight potentially new fish and one new coral species. Photo: © Conservation International/Gerald Allen Potentially new species identified during a 2011 Marine Rapid Assessment Program survey in Bali: Manonichthys – juvenile new dottyback Two varieties of cardinalfish, two types of dottybacks, a sand perch, a fang blenny, a new species of goby, a garden eel, and a previously unknown Euphyllia bubble coral were among the spec...

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