A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel’s Black Panther
|07/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Divers have discovered a new species of wrasse — a brightly-colored marine fish — in the waters off Zanzibar, Tanzania.
- They named the fish Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional country that’s home to Marvel superhero Black Panther.
- The fish’s common name is “vibranium fairy wrasse,” after the powerful metal that lines the Black Panther’s suit. The scientists said the creature’s gleaming purple scales reminded them of the vibranium-laced outfit.
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Deep in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Zanzibar, Tanzania, swims a tiny, reclusive, and colorful fish.
Its deep purple scales, set in a read more >>>