• Editor's Page: On the cusp of a marine livestock tipping point

    Editor's Page: On the cusp of a marine livestock tipping point

    In our latest review of the state of captive-breeding, the grand total of marine fishes bred in captivity reached 398, adding 39 species in the last 18 months....

  • VIDEO: Lionfish: From Harvest to the Table

    VIDEO: Lionfish: From Harvest to the Table

    FWC video promotes licensed spearfishing of invasive lionfish to divers as a way to offset diving costs and encourages popular consumption of the delicious but problematic predator....

  • Aquarium Livestock Leader Goes Green with New Shipping Boxes

    Aquarium Livestock Leader Goes Green with New Shipping Boxes

    Lansing, Michigan based aquarium livestock wholesaler A & M Aquatics announced their transition to a new form of shipping styro which, when exposed to the elements, can biodegrade in just a couple years....

  • Florida Aquarium Successfully Spawns Pillar Coral

    Florida Aquarium Successfully Spawns Pillar Coral

    Utilizing greenhouses, LED lighting, and advanced computer control systems, The Florida Aquarium has induced the first captive spawning of Florida's threatened Pillar Coral, Dendrogyra cylindrus....

  • Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

    Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

    The impulse to take something from nature and mold, tweak, prune, or modify it to suit our desires or merely our curiosity is something intrinsically human—as is, perhaps, the desire to argue about the results....

  • Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

    Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

    Replace animosity with kindness, encourage compromise through transparency, and the fish keeping hobby has a truly bright future—even for those who love man-made fishes....

  • Location and Dates Announced for MACNA 2020

    Location and Dates Announced for MACNA 2020

    The 2020 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from August 28 - 30, 2020....

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Man-made fishes have been around for a long time and are here to stay. If we do not cover man-created strains and forms, and debate the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, we leave the field to emotional grandstanding, or worse, legal regulations without qualified input....

  • Trophic Mobbing in Fishes

    Trophic Mobbing in Fishes

    Mobbing in fishes also takes place when several individuals overwhelm the defense of a benthic area containing a sought-after food resource that is guarded by a single or a few individuals....

  • Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

    Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

    Could a submersible robot save the world’s struggling coral reefs? A team of scientists in Australia believes it can...

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