AMAZONAS Excerpt: A dwarf freshwater sole from Malaysia

Fish diversity knows no bounds. Some fish have contrast-rich patterns, while others have fabulous coloration, and some are at the very least simply bizarre in appearance. The bottom-dwelling, asymmetrical freshwater dwarf sole from Malaysia belongs to the last group.

29 Apr 10:51 PM 2 Read More...

AMAZONAS Author Interview: Stanislav Kislyuk

Recorded in late 2021, meet Stanislav Kislyuk, author of a fascinating article about a Malaysian freshwater sole in the January/February issue of AMAZONAS (11.1). Stan has a conversation with us about collecting and keeping flatfishes in our aquariums, and also takes us on a journey to some of the incredible places he has visited and the fish he has been lucky enough to see.

29 Apr 10:17 PM 1 Read More...

10 Charged for Illegally Trafficking Corals from the Philippines

A federal grand jury in Alaska indicted three men on felony charges and seven additional individuals on misdemeanor charges related to violations of the Lacey Act and smuggling protected marine corals from the Philippines into the United States for retail sale.

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New sera siporax Nitrate-minus Professional Biomedia

sera’s new siporax Nitrate-Minus professional aquarium biomedia combines a classic, time-tested biological filtration media with easy-to-use carbon-based nitrate reduction capabilities for both freshwater and marine aquariums.

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Reef Sponges as Genomic Time Machines

Sponges in coral reefs, less flashy than their coral neighbors but important to the overall health of reefs, are among the earliest animals on the planet. New research from UNH peers into coral reef ecosystems with a novel approach to understanding the complex evolution of sponges and the microbes that live in symbiosis with them. With this “genomic time machine,” researchers can predict aspects of reef and ocean ecosystems through hundreds of millions of years of dramatic evolutionary change.

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