News & Notes

Record Fundraising: ALA Goodeid Working Group Updates

Goodeids remain highly at-risk in their native habitats, while aquarists strive to raise awareness and funds in the stewardship of this often overlooked group of livebearers.

01 Jul 11:58 AM 1 Read More...

Critically Endangered Spring Pygmy Sunfish Gains New Protections

Since its discovery in 1937, Elassoma alabamae has twice been considered extinct. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced new protections for critical habitat for the federally threatened species.

29 May 2:00 AM 2 Read More...

FWC’s 2019 Lionfish Challenge Begins with Record Removals

Over 19,000 lionfish removed as part of Lionfish Removal & Awareness at the Emerald Coast Open lionfish tournament: an update from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

24 May 2:34 PM 0 Read More...

Report from the First Florida Coral Rescue Cruise

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Research Institute and partners collected 345 corals from 15 different species, ultimately destined for long-term care at AZA facilities.

20 May 5:06 PM 1 Read More...

Read: Assessing Vulnerability of Fish in the U.S. Marine Aquarium Trade

MASNA’s fund for publishing open access marine aquarium research introduces a new marine aquarium trade research paper highlighting species vulnerable to over-collection.

03 May 11:26 AM 0 Read More...