Species Discovery News

Photos: Top 20 new species of 2016

Discovering a new species is always exciting -- it shows that much of our world remains to be explored and described. This year, too, scientists discovered and described several thousand new…

Two new species of glowing spook fish discovered

Scientists have discovered two new species of bioluminescent deep-sea fish off New Zealand. Both species belong to the family Opisthoproctidae, also known as spook fish or “barreleyes”, named for the protruding cylindrical eyes that…
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