Eight New Reef Fish Found off Indonesia's Bali
May 13, 2011
Denpasar, Indonesia - "Scientists from Conservation International have discovered eight new fish and one new coral species off Indonesia's Bali island.
The new species include eels and damsels, the colourful little fish that dart among coral branches and help give reefs their dazzling appearance while playing a key role in reef ecology.
"We have carried out a marine survey in 33 sites around Bali island. We have identified 952 reef fish, and among them we discovered eight new species," team senior adviser Mark Van Nydeck Erdmann said."
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