Animal Update: Fairy Basslets

Six fairy basslets have been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!

Published February 12, 2016

Fairy Basslet

Did you know? Fairy basslets are often found swimming upside down under ledges and overhangs! These small, vibrantly colored fish live in colonies throughout reefs of the Atlantic Ocean. Basslets reach a maximum length of about three inches. 

This species usually feeds on small crustaceans and the occasional parasite on a larger reef-mate. 

Stay tuned for more updates!

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