News & Notes

Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling Halts Aquarium Fishery

Hawaii’s Supreme Court ruled that commercial aquarium fish collection is subject to HEPA requirements, and as such, issued an injunction to halt the collection of aquarium fishes until the proper environmental review is conducted.

07 Sep 11:44 AM 0 Read More...

Contests Announced for Aquatic Experience Chicago 2017

A call for entries for this year’s Aquascaping Live! contest, the American Cichlid Association Fish Competition, and the 2nd International Shrimp Contest USA.

06 Sep 10:34 AM 0 Read More...

Can't Keep Your Aquatic Pet?

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is hosting two aquatic pet surrender events during Fall, 2017, in an effor to curtail illegal releases of fish and invertebrates.

05 Sep 3:37 PM 1 Read More...

Illegal Coral Trade: Puerto Rico Dealer Pleads Guilty

Aristides Sanchez, owner of Puerto Rico-based Wonders of the Reef Aquarium, pleads guilty to exporting as much as 1.2 million dollars worth of illegally-collected corals in a 3 year, 2 month period.

02 Sep 7:56 AM 0 Read More...

New Marine Aquarium Fish Hatchery Slated for Dominican Republic

Grupo Puntacana Foundation and Roger Williams University have formed a unique partnership to develop the first commercial ornamental marine aquarium fish hatchery in the Dominican Republic.

30 Aug 12:06 PM 0 Read More...