Wherever plants or animals are domesticated and farmed, diseases and parasites are sure to be found. A number of parasites on freshwater aquarium shrimps are becoming more prevalent, apparently through the commercial aquaculture of several species—most notably those of the genus Neocaridina.
Can you identify these three species, which appear in Species Snapshots, AMAZONAS June/July 2015?
This fish bears a misleading scientific name and an array of trade labels. The common English name “Blackline Rasbora” is a poor choice, as there are several black-lined Rasbora species. Better names would be “Red-Tailed Rasbora” or “Brilliant Rasbora.”
Beautiful and diverse Cryptocoryne plants and dazzling Severum cichlids lead the way into the the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine, with additional features on New Rainbowfish, Zebra Otocinclus catfish, and Hans-Georg Evers leading an expedition to discover new Corydoras in quiet, shallow Peruvian streams.
Print copies of AMAZONAS are here! This is your very first look at what’s on the glossy, heavy, luscious pages of our newest issue! Is your mouth watering?