Flame Angelfish Taxonomy

“Here’s the full story on Centropyge loriculus,” says Pyle. “I was actually the first to realize that while the genus Centropyge was feminine, all of the adjective species epithets took the masculine form (e.g., flavissimus, bispinosus, etc.).

08 Jul 12:26 AM 3 Read More...

Drawing board to reality: Full-tilt forward on a “BioBank” of all reefbuilding coral species

Imagine an aquarium with colonies of every reefbuilding coral species on Earth. Imagine it as a repository to be drawn upon for reef restoration and research efforts, as many oceanographers are forecasting mounting climatic assaults on coral reefs as we know them.

31 Mar 12:24 PM 0 Read More...

CORAL Excerpt: Dawn of a New Era for Marine Aquarists?

Now, as this issue’s cover stories show, we are on the threshold of a new level of captive breeding: the sexual reproduction of stony corals in home reef aquariums.

08 Jan 1:34 PM 0 Read More...

The Lanthanum Solution: Combating Flatworms in the Reef Aquarium

Daniel Knop examines the many methods that reef aquarists employ in an effort to eliminate problematic flatworm pests in reef tanks, including one option that may well be the ultimate weapon to eliminate flatworms once and for all!

05 Nov 11:56 PM 0 Read More...

The Case for Common Names (and Common Sense)

In real world, everyday life, most of us use the names of plants and animals that are various referred to as “common,” “vernacular,” “trivial,” “colloquial,” or even “farmer’s” or “fisherman’s names.”

10 Sep 11:13 AM 2 Read More...