News & Notes

Breaking: Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery Closed, Permits Invalidated

A Hawaiian court rules that any and all existing aquarium fish permits issued to commercial collectors to date are illegal and invalid, closing the fishery.

28 Oct 9:45 AM 0 Read More...

Project Piaba Completes 2017 Fisher Trainings and Announces Award Nomination

The Project recently held two training workshops for aquarium fish collectors in the Rio Negro and announced a nomination for prestigious Indianapolis Prize.

23 Oct 12:37 PM 0 Read More...

"A Serious Case of Hobby Pox"

Zoo Med is currently celebrating its 40th year in business, and we had the distinct honor of having Gary Bagnall—an unsung hero of the aquarium hobby—share an inside look at the history of the company and some of his personal aspirations for the future.

19 Oct 3:16 PM 1 Read More...

Storm Aftermath: Aquarium Trade Checks-In, Part 5

Continuing coverage, with news from the A&M Aquatics, Mote Marine Lab, Jeff Turner and Henry Feddern in the Keys, New Life Spectrum in Homestead, and Julian Sprung of Two Little Fishies in Miami Gardens.

22 Sep 8:11 AM 1 Read More...

Pet Ownership Under Attack in Massachusetts and California

Animal rights groups have targeted all aspects of the trade and are intent on eliminating pet ownership in Massachusetts, while in California, Assembly Bill 485 reverses California’s tradition of leading the nation in pet and consumer protections.

22 Sep 6:44 AM 0 Read More...