This cat-eyed cardinalfish found in Papua New Guinea is one of the new fish species found in 2019.
This fish is called Cirrhilabrus wakanda, or the Vibranium fairy wrasse -- a nod to the fictional country and metal featured in the Marvel movie "Black Panther."
Janolus flavoanulatus is a sea slug found in the Philippines. Pictured here, it shows a colorful pattern as it sits on the ocean floor.
This girdled lizard, Cordylus phonolithos, was found on the second-highest mountain peak in Angola.
Myrmecicultor chihuahuensis is an ant-loving spider family from the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico.
Trembleya altoparaisensis is a rare white flowering plant that can only be found in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Goiás, Brazil.
Lola konavoka is a new species that's already considered endangered. This cave-dwelling harvester spider was found in Croatian caves and has adapted to life in the dark.
Dipturus lamillai is a long-snout skate from the Falkland Islands that's likely already showing up in markets because skate is considered a delicacy.
Madrella amphora is another new and colorful sea slug found specifically in Papua New Guinea's Madang Lagoon.
Gravesia serratifolia is a flowering plant found only in Madagascar's Marojejy National Park.
Chromoplexaura cordellbankensis is Gorgonian octocoral, known as sea fan coral, from the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of California.