News & Notes

SAVES Act Proposes ESA Amendment

New federal legislation before Congress would change the US Endangered Species Act to end the practice of listing species that are not native to the United States. This would, according to some observers in the aquarium trade, help eliminate problems with captive-bred fishes from becoming entangled in ESA regulations.

04 Mar 12:15 AM 6 Read More...

Oceanic Shark Populations Plummeting

Oceanic sharks are vanishing at rate that marine biologists say is alarming

01 Feb 3:00 PM 3 Read More...

Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery Is Shuttered, Pending Review

What has happened to Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery is profound. One could argue it serves as both a game plan for those opposed, and a real-world warning for those who continue to participate in the collection and distribution of wild fishes and corals within the aquarium trade.

16 Jan 12:36 PM 11 Read More...

CORAL Magazine's 2020 Retrospective

Farewell to Bob Fenner and Jack Randall: Looking Back at 2020

For many, 2020 was the worst of years, with many people suffering grievous losses. The CORAL family said farewell to the much-loved Bob Fenner, and to the world’s greatest reef fish ichthyologist Dr. Jack Randall. We pause…

08 Jan 3:45 PM 0 Read More...

Octogenarian Snapper Takes World Record for Oldest Tropical Reef Fish

An 81-year-old Midnight Snapper caught off the coast of Western Australia has taken the title of the oldest tropical reef fish recorded anywhere in the world.

18 Dec 12:54 PM 2 Read More...