COLOMBIA: Discovery of a new Angelfish

By Heiko Bleher

Throughout my fieldtrips to Amazonia – this was my 356th Amazon expedition – I was able to find many different forms or species of angelfishes, a total of 8 before this December 2009 field trip. And on this trip into an area no one had ever done fish-research before, I was able to find (almost for sure) a new species.

This gives to me now the almost certain number of different species in the Amazon basin and Guyanas…

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