you can think
conduct research in unexplored
new species are discovered by examining academic
specimens that have already been collected and deposited
research facilities such as museums. As a result of comparing
the described species with the characteristics of the specimens,
it is confirmed that the specimens are inconsistent with diagnoses of described species, it
is determined that they belong to an undescribed
species (= new species after described).
revision of diagnoses of fish species,
and description of a new species, all of which are
interesting to fish taxonomy.
Researchers in Hokkaido University have discovered new fish species by the two approaches mentioned above.