World’s Largest Stingray Species Discovered in Raja Ampat? by Alex Lindbloom I’m a photographer for Mermaid Liveaboards, in April of 2014 we were diving at the dive site called Blue Magic... Read More →
New Goby Species named for West Papuan Governor, Abraham Atururi by Mark Erdmann Leave it to the Bird’s Head to produce a gubernatorial goby! In a recent paper published with my colleagues... Read More →
Species named to commemorate departed heroes of the Bird’s Head by Dr. MV Erdmann As this year draws to a close, it seems appropriate to reflect upon and commemorate the contributions of... Read More →
New Siphonfish (Cardinalfish) brings BHS fish count to 1727 species! by Dr. Mark Erdmann Breaking news: Another notch in the BHS biodiversity belt! This week marks the publication of yet another... Read More →
New pygmy gobies from the Bird’s Head bring fish species count to 1721 species! By Mark Erdmann A recent paper published by Rick Winterbottom (Royal Ontario Museum), Dita Cahyani (Udayana... Read More →
Zebra's Uncaged! These charismatic but virtually extirpated sharks now have a chance to repopulate their native habitat. Three years in the making with unprecedented international cooperation these sharks now swim free.
Who let the sharks out, Who Who? National Geographic was there so they know who! And today they released an online article about this precedented event. Follow the link. This is big news!