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A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel’s Black Panther

Divers have discovered a new species of wrasse – a brightly-coloured 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 […]
A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel’s Black Panther