Meet The AMAZONAS Magazine Team: an interview with Alex Rose
Meet Alex Rose, who joined the AMAZONAS Magazine team in April 2021. In addition to a wide range of behind-the-scenes roles that she will play, Alex will lead the development of the AMAZONAS Magazine YouTube Channel.
In the Trade: Hybrid Haps from Florida Fish Farms
Ornamental, domesticated forms of popular Malawian Haplochromine cichlids, derived from hybrid origins, are turning the heads of aquarists and retailers.
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It’s one of those things that we simply can’t “print” in a magazine. It’s the official trailer for Weird Waters, coming to your screen in the summer of 2021!
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In The Trade: Ghost Sharks
A lesser-known color variety of a popular aquarium fish shows up in the current aquarium trade, going by the name ghost shark or whitefin blue shark. What is it?
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.