AMAZONAS - Mike Tuccinardi

Aquarama 2016: Day One

The global aquatic industry show Aquarama, formerly held biennially In Singapore, is now in full swing in its new home—Guangzhou, China

26 Sep 12:53 PM 3 Read More...

Two New Freshwater Stingrays from the Tapajós Basin

A recently published paper in the journal Zootaxa has formally described two species of freshwater stingray from the Tapajós River in Brazil

15 Sep 11:17 PM 0 Read More...

Project Piaba Holds First Training Workshop in Manaus

As part of their mission to improve and promote the aquarium fishery based along Brazil’s Rio Negro, nonprofit organization Project Piaba held their first “Best Handling Practices” workshop in Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil this week.

01 Jul 2:40 PM 0 Read More...

Rio Negro 'Hystrix' Stingray Gets a Name: Potamotrygon wallacei

A species of freshwater stingray endemic to Brazil’s Rio Negro and popular in the aquarium trade and hobby has been described scientifically as Potamotrygon wallacei

21 May 12:25 AM 0 Read More...

Next stop, Pucallpa: the aquarium fishery on the Rio Ucayali, Peru

After several weeks in Colombia, Mike Tuccinardi heads South to Pucallpa, Peru, to explore the aquarium trade along the Rio Ucayali

06 May 2:12 AM 1 Read More...