CORAL Magazine New Issue “MARINE BREEDING” Inside Look

06 Sep, 2019

The cover of CORAL Magazine Volume 16, Issue 5 – MARINE BREEDING – September/October 2019. Juvenile Regal Angelfish,Pygoplites diacanthus, captive-bred by Bali Aquarich. Background: Mariculture broodstock Acropora millepora coral at Bali Aquarium, Indonesia. Image credits: Vincent Chalias/Bali Aquarium.

The cover of CORAL Magazine Volume 16, Issue 5 – MARINE BREEDING – September/October 2019. Juvenile Regal Angelfish, Pygoplites diacanthus, captive-bred by Bali Aquarich. Background: Mariculture broodstock Acropora millepora coral at Bali Aquarium, Indonesia. Image credits: Vincent Chalias/Bali Aquarium.

 

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HEREWITH, a sampling of articles and opening pages for readers curious about what the issue will bring.


The Table of Contents for the September/October 2019 issue of CORAL Magazine. You can view this TOC online.

The Table of Contents for the September/October 2019 issue of CORAL Magazine. You can view this TOC online.

 

Daniel Knop ponders the question, "Just because we can do something, should we?" Read more in his Letter from Europe.

KORALLE Editor Daniel Knop ponders the “domestication” of marine fishes and asks, “Just because we can do something, should we?” Read more in his Letter from Europe.

 

This issue's Editor's Page, with commentary from James Lawrence and Matt Pedersen, ask whether we are at a Tipping Point in the world of marine ornamental aquaculture. Read an expanded edition here!

This issue’s Editor’s Page, with commentary from James Lawrence and Matt Pedersen, asks whether we are at a tipping point in the world of marine ornamental aquaculture. Read an expanded edition here.

 

Reef News presents, findings and happenings of note in the marine world. In this issue: RangerBot, nitrogen runoff as significant reef killer, and clownfish as a model animal for aging research.

Reef News presents findings and happenings of note in the marine world. In this issue: RangerBot, nitrogen runoff as a significant reef killer, and clownfish as a model animal for aging research. Read more here.

 

REEF VISIONS returns with a visual feast of oddities and rarities sure to delight reef aquarists!

REEF VISIONS returns with a visual feast of rarities and oddities sure to delight reef aquarists.

 

Tal Sweet and Matt Pedersen present the latest captive-bred marine fish species list, just shy of 400 species now! This list, and all prior, can be found through our captive-bred marine aquarium fish list project homepage at https://www.reef2rainforest.com/coral-magazines-captive-bred-marine-aquarium-fish-list-project-homepage/

Marine breeders and aquarium aquaculture observers Tal Sweet and Matt Pedersen present the latest captive-bred marine fish species list, just shy of 400 species now. This list, and all prior lists, can be found through our captive-bred marine aquarium fish list project homepage.

 

Asian aquaculture powerhouse Bali Aquarich and the genius behind its success, Wen-Ping Su, have broken so many barriers of ornamental marine fish breeding that it’s hard to keep track of how many species they have bred. Learn more in HOLY GRAIL, Inc., by Vincent Chalias.

Asian aquaculture powerhouse Bali Aquarich and the genius behind its success, Wen-Ping Su, have broken so many barriers of ornamental marine fish breeding that it’s hard to keep track of how many species they have bred. Learn more in HOLY GRAIL Inc., by Vincent Chalias, recent Keynote Speaker at MACNA 2019.

 

Dr. Bruce Carlson has been in search of the oldest-known aquarium specimens and an answer to the question: “How long will my corals live?” Find out in "Legacy Corals".

Dr. Bruce Carlson has been in search of the oldest-known aquarium specimens and an answer to the question: “How long will my corals live?” Find the clues and living examples in “Legacy Corals.”

 

Learn more about the 2019 MASNA Aquarist of the Year, Tom Bowling, and his growing business, Biota, in a candid interview with CORAL Magazine staff.

Learn more about the 2019 MASNA Aquarist of the Year, Tom Bowling, and his growing business, Biota, in a candid interview with CORAL Magazine staff.

 

Join Werner Fiedler as he takes you on a dive journey to the Red Sea.

Join Werner Fiedler as he takes you on a memorable dive journey to the Red Sea.

 

A view of Petra and Patrick Bühler’s 255-gallon (975-L) room divider reef from their dining room; learn more in our Aquarium Portrait, "Passion Play Reef".

A view of Petra and Patrick Bühler’s 255-gallon (975-L) room divider reef from their dining room. Learn more about the evolution of this Swiss system in Aquarium Portrait (“Passion Play Reef”).

 

Our Species Spotlight illuminates the Paddle-Tentacle Organ Pipe Coral, Tubipora cf. syringa. Get to know it better in our current issue.

The Paddle-Tentacle Organ Pipe Coral (Tubipora cf. syringa) catches Daniel Knop’s attention in this issue’s Species Spotlight.

 

Look to the finest aquarium retailers as your source for current and hard-to-find back issues of CORAL Magazine!

Find a directory of destination aquarium retailers with outstanding livestock, as well as your source for current and hard-to-find back issues of CORAL Magazine! You can view our sources list online anytime.

 

The term “mobbing” in animal behavior refers to the collective aggressive response by a group of potential prey animals to a predator. Most examples have been demonstrated in birds, such as crows, jays, and gulls, but several publications, such as one by Wallace J. Dominey (1983), have described this behavior in fishes. But what is "trophic mobbing?" John E. Randal, Ph.D., John L. Earle, and Robert Whitton reveal this fascinating piscine behavior.

The term “mobbing” in animal behavior refers to the collective aggressive response by a group of potential prey animals to a predator. Most examples have been demonstrated in birds such as crows, jays, and gulls, but what is “trophic mobbing” as seen in reef fishes?” Dr. John E. Randall, John L. Earle, and Robert Whitton document and explain this fascinating piscine behavior.

 


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