Banggai Cardinalfish Book Launches at MACNA
27 Aug, 2013
A Guide to Captive Care, Breeding & Natural History
By Ret Talbot • Matt Pedersen • Matthew L. Wittenrich, Ph.D. • Foreword by Dr. Gerald R. Allen with Martin A. Moe, Jr., Roy Yanong, V.M.D. and Thomas Waltzek, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Edited by James M. Lawrence
A manual for aquarists, divers, and breeders
From the team that brings you CORAL Magazine, here is the all-new, profusely illustrated, definitive guide to a unique species that captivates aquarists, divers and underwater naturalists alike.
Join the international Banggai Rescue expedition as it explores the native range of the species in the remote Banggai Archipelago in Sulawesi, Indonesia • Meet indigenous fishing families and Indonesian biologists struggling to protect the species from rapacious poaching and overfishing • See the biological consequences of Pterapogon kauderni as an invasive species introduced to areas where it never previously existed.
Learn the secrets of small-scale Banggai Cardinalfish breeding • Visit the fishrooms of successful breeders • Get the basics as well as advanced tricks for: Establishing broodstock • Conditioning and spawning • Rearing healthy fry • Marketing and selling your captive-bred Banggais.
Publication date: Starts shipping September 3, 2013 • Advance Copies Available at MACNA South Florida
Published by Reef to Rainforest Media LLC,
7.375 x 9.25 inches
Full-color throughout (235 images)