9th creature named after US President Barack Obama

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A newly discovered Hawaiian coral reef fish has become the 9th creature to be named after US President Barack Obama. Identified as Tosanoides obama, the fish was discovered during an expedition inside Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii. Apart from the fish, the US President also has a spider, a lizard and a bird named after him.