"Tropical Truth": A Fresh, Science-Based Look at Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery

We’ve collected data for over 17 years from over 6,700 surveys and have found that aquarium fish populations are generally stable and increasing in West Hawai’i where, again, most of these aquarium fish are collected.

12 May 2:55 PM 1 Read More...

MASNA Award Nominations Now Open

MASNA members are invited to nominate up to three people for the Aquarist of the Year award, and The MASNA Award no later than June 5th, 2022.

06 May 3:44 AM 0 Read More...

Winnipeg Aquarists Avoid The Ban Hammer

Aquarists in Winnipeg, Canada were facing a near total ban on aquarium livestock under proposed revisions to the city’s Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaws. PIJAC Canada reports that these efforts were recently defeated.

06 May 3:05 AM 1 Read More...

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 1 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...