Researchers from Aquatic Bioresource Research Lab (ABR Lab) of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University have discovered a new species of fish from Saint Martin's Island.
They have named it Pomacentrus bangladeshius (Bengal demoiselle).
This new species has a prominent notch present between preorbital and suborbital; olive to dark brown body colour, dark brown premaxilla, and yellow iris with a narrow bronze eye ring.
They live in shallow reef flats around rock and coral outcrops.
This is the second new species discovery from Bangladeshi marine water by the team. The first one was discovered from Sundarbans.
Details about the report can be found here:https://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4860.3.6