News & Notes

Stunning new-to-science fairy wrasse is first-ever fish described by a Maldivian scientist

A familiar fish for some reef aquarists has a new species name. Named after Maldives’ national flower, the species is added to the tree of life as part of California Academy of Sciences’s global Hope for Reefs initiative/

08 Mar 8:23 PM 0 Read More...

Lethal Stony Coral Disease Can Be Transmitted by Sediments

The researchers found that disease-inoculated sediments were able to transmit SCTLD pathogens, resulting in visible signs of the disease in as little as 24 hours.

03 Mar 3:55 PM 1 Read More...

PIJAC's Lacey Act Update

PIJAC’s Vice President of Government Affairs Bob Likins provides an update on pending Lacey Act amendments that were passed by the House and will be considered by the Senate.

12 Feb 12:09 PM 1 Read More...

Aquarium Apocalypse? Can Lacey Act Amendments Really Cripple—or End—The U.S. Aquarium (and Pet) Trade?

Proposed legislation will undoubtedly have severe impacts on the aquarium hobby. Savvy aquarists will not underestimate the dire consequences of failing to consider the implications for themselves, the livelihoods of those involved in the trade, and the many benefits aquariums provide to people and aquatic species.

09 Feb 6:27 PM 5 Read More...

Weird Waters Debuts on TUBI and ROKU!

You’ve waited months for the cartoon series Weird Waters to premier, and now it’s here with positive reviews from aquarists young and old!

04 Feb 5:49 PM 0 Read More...