CORAL Magazine New Issue “FIREFISHES” Inside Look

24 Oct, 2019

The cover of CORAL Magazine Volume 16, Issue 6 – FIREFISHES – November/December 2019. On the cover: Firefish, Nemateleotris magnifica, with sea fan. David B. Fleetham/SeaPics.com. Background: Euphyllia ancora and E. parancora, Janine Cairns Michael.

Cover of CORAL Magazine Volume 16, Issue 6 – FIREFISHES – November/December 2019. On the cover: Firefish, Nemateleotris magnifica, with sea fan. David B. Fleetham/SeaPics.com. Background: Euphyllia ancora and E. parancora, Janine Cairns Michael.

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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 November/December 2019 issue of CORAL Magazine. You can view this TOC online.

Table of Contents for the November/December 2019 issue of CORAL Magazine. You can view this TOC online.

 

Aquarists continue to make progress with heretofore unimaginable aquarium subjects. Daniel Knop details one such success with a bright blue azooxanthellate gorgonian species in his Letter from Europe.

Aquarists continue to make progress with previously unimaginable aquarium subjects. Daniel Knop details one such success with a bright blue azooxanthellate gorgonian species in his Letter from Europe.

 

CORAL publisher James Lawrence recaps current reader sentiments from our landmark livestock futures survey, noting there is still time for your voice to be heard.

CORAL Editor & Publisher James Lawrence recaps current reader sentiments from our landmark Livestock Futures Survey, noting that there is still time for your voice to be heard. If you haven’t already done so, participate in the survey now!

 

Reef News presents findings and happenings of note in the marine world. In this issue: Red Sea corals are spawning out of sync, blue beer from Cyanobacteria, Pumice Raft: Savior of the Great Barrier Reef, or just a lot of porous rock?, and marine sponges as DNA collectors for science.

Reef News presents findings and happenings of note in the marine world. In this issue: Red Sea corals are spawning out of sync; blue beer from cyanobacteria; Pumice Raft: Savior of the Great Barrier Reef, or just a lot of porous rock?; and marine sponges as DNA collectors for science.

 

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

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

 

It turns out that Nemateleotris spp., are very well-suited for the home aquarium. Author Scott Michael surveys the genus, examining the natural history and captive care requirements of this alluring group of fishes that are now a mainstay in the pet fish trade.

The small, often dazzling firefishes in the genus Nemateleotris spp. are very well suited for home aquarium large and small. Author Scott Michael surveys the genus, examining the natural history and captive care requirements of this alluring group of fishes that are now a mainstay in the marine aquarium trade.

 

Robert M. Fenner introduces the gorgonians, commonly known as sea fans, sea plumes, sea rods, and sea whips. They are actually stinging-celled animals—Cnidarians—and distant cousins to stony corals, more closely related to the soft corals.

Veteran marine biology author Robert M. Fenner introduces the gorgonians, commonly known as sea fans, sea plumes, sea rods, and sea whips. They are actually stinging-celled animals—Cnidarians—and distant cousins to stony corals, more closely related to the soft corals.

 

Find success with the hardy sea fans! Contributor Felicia McCaulley will introduce you to the basic husbandry of the photosynthetic gorgonians.

Find success with the hardy sea fans! Contributor Felicia McCaulley introduces readers to the basic husbandry of the photosynthetic gorgonians.

 

Palau: An Island Paradise for Divers and Marine Aquarists. Join author Stephan Moldzio as he takes you to the "end of the rainbow" in Micronesia's tropical Pacific waters.

Palau: An Island Paradise for Divers and Marine Aquarists. Join author Stephan Moldzio as he takes readers to the “end of the rainbow” in Micronesia’s tropical Pacific waters.

 

Legendary for his ability to source the rarest of rare marine aquarium fishes, Koji Wada of Osaka, Japan, is also considered one of the most experienced experts in the husbandry of delicate deepwater reef fishes. Meet the man of legend in Dieter Brockmann's exclusive interview of Koji Wada for CORAL Magazine.

Legendary for his ability to source the rarest of rare marine aquarium fishes, Koji Wada of Osaka, Japan, is also considered one of the most experienced experts in the husbandry of delicate deepwater reef fishes. Meet the legend in Dieter Brockmann’s exclusive interview of Koji Wada for CORAL Magazine.

 

Get a glimpse into the stunning room divider reef tank of Linus Krumm in this issue's Aquarium Portrait.

Get a glimpse into the stunning room divider reef tank of German aquarist Linus Krumm in this issue’s Aquarium Portrait.

 

Siganus uspi, the Bicolored Foxface, was the subject of our Mystery Fish earlier this month, and now you can learn all about this ravenous herbivore in the CORAL Magazine Species Spotlight!

Siganus uspi, the Bicolored Foxface, was the subject of our Mystery Fish earlier this month, and now you can learn all about this ravenous herbivore in the CORAL Magazine Species Spotlight.

 

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.

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.

 

IT’S 2050: Where will you get your aquarium fishes & corals? We report on the initial results of our landmark survey, highlighting the forecasts and sentiments of industry participants, aquaculturists, local fish shops and aquarium hobbyists as they look to the future of the marine aquarium hobby and trade.

It’s 2050: Where will you get your aquarium fishes & corals? We report on the initial results of the CORAL Magazine landmark marine aquarium futures survey, highlighting the forecasts and sentiments of industry participants, aquaculturists, local fish shops, and marine hobbyists as they look to the future of the saltwater aquarium hobby and trade.

 


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