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For those of you with a big enough tank, suitable tankmates, and the budget, the Neptune Grouper offers the chance to have a “Once in a Lifetime” fish. These are among the most uncommon and gorgeous fish you can find in the marine aquarium hobby, and this is not likely to ever change.
The Latezonzatus Clownfish (often shorthanded “Latz”) is known for being an expensive rarity in the aquarium trade and a challenging species to keep successfully as a wild-caught specimen. They are only rarely captive-bred, arguably being the most difficult clownfish to breed, and even more challenging to produce in quality. Aquarists who appreciate a large and unique clownfish won’t want to miss this latest release from Quality Marine Labs.
In 1983-1984, a mass mortality event decimated populations of the keystone reef herbivore, Diadema antillarum, the Longspine Sea Urchin, in the Tropical Western Atlantic and Caribbean. In 2022, a second mass mortality event swept the U.S. Virgin Islands and the many areas of the Caribbean, reducing the already sparse D. antillarum population by an additional 98 percent.
MASNA has released an official statement that MANCA, an annual event that gathers thousands of marine and reef aquarists in locations around the United States, has been canceled for 2023.