News & Notes

Fish May Be Key to Controlling Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish Populations

Research by scientists at the Australian Institute for Marine Science (AIMS) discover that food fishery harvest may negatively impact the abundance of coral-eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, a “major contributor to coral loss when found in large numbers.”

14 Jan 3:05 PM 1 Read More...

The Aquatics Industry that Artemia Built

In a retrospective look at Brine Shrimp spanning nearly a century, Jason Oneppo looks at the industry that Artemia built, as San Francisco Bay Brand Celebrated 50 Years: 1968–2018. First published in both CORAL and AMAZONAS Magazine, September/October 2018.

06 Jan 2:49 PM 0 Read More...

Andy Schmidt, San Francisco Bay Brand President, Passes at 68

It is with great sadness that I am writing to let all know that Andy (Andreas) Schmidt passed away on 12/30/2021 at his home in Russia. Many will miss him as President of San Francisco Bay Brand, friend, mentor, husband, and brother.

05 Jan 3:10 PM 2 Read More...

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PUFF

Aquarists may enjoy following a baby Valentini Pufferfish, through its first year of life on the Great Barrier reef in the new documentary “PUFF: Wonders of the Reef”, coming December 16, 2021, to Netflix.

24 Nov 2:29 PM 0 Read More...

Bertram Adds Ecotech Marine To Portfolio

It has been rumored since late September 2021, that Ecotech Marine had also been bought up by Bertram Capital, but nothing official was released until November 2nd, 2021.

02 Nov 1:11 PM 0 Read More...