Collectors Discover Stunning New Red Pencilfish
Details are effectively nonexistent, but the fish world is fervently excited about a brand new, nearly solid-red pencilfish that was shared by Albertino Maca Ausber this week.
VIDEO: The Endangered Aquarium Trade
How the ESA, CITES, animal rights activists, and climate change will shape the future of aquariums.
Tropical Fish Enamel Pins to Benefit International Rivers
This handsome set of 5 enamel pins from Streamlined Sparkles showcases five iconic tropical freshwater aquarium species, and has arrived just in time for last-minute holiday gift-giving with a great conservation side-benefit.
Scientists Describe Two New Licorice Gouramis
Researchers have described two new Critically Endangered species of Parosphromenus, a genus of small anabantoids collectively known as licorice gouramis in the aquarium hobby, from Bangka Island and Kalimantan in Indonesia.
Video: Tour Spencer Jack's aFISHionaos
What lurks behind the doors at aFISHionados in Manitoba province, Canada? Aquarist Chris Biggs brings you inside the aquarium fish wholesaler and distributor to tour a clean and efficiently designed commercial fishroom.
Jon Gordon says:Please sign this to support common sense rules in Florida. Ask Fish and Wildlife not to use an ill-advised whitelist of animals that can be kept. All you need to do is add your name to the following statement, "A viable option I support would be a list of prohibited species, which would be a much smaller, manageable and enforceable list than one that attempts to encompass all allowed species. " https://petadvocacy.org/advocacy-campaigns?vvsrc=%2FPetitions%2F3902%2FRespond
Bryce David says:To whom it may concern, A whitelist approach to regulating which species are legally allowed to be obtained and traded will decimate fish farms and pet stores. This is not a well thought out approach for combating invasive species release into ecosystems. Best Management Practices have already made inroads on preventing the release of foreign invader species. I suggest a review of those practices and amend them if they are deemed to be insufficient. Sincerely, Bryce David
Edward Moats says:I urge you to consider the ramifications of losing a 172 million dollar industry in your state. I completely support the black list and agree that invasive species is a big concern. However , I feel that this bill is over reaching and will have a negative impact not only On the industry , but to Florida’s economy.