News & Notes

Commentary - NOAA's 2012/2013 66-Coral ESA Proposal

How could the listing of 66 stony corals under the Endangered Species Act affect aquarists and the aquarium industry?

04 Apr 10:33 AM 6 Read More...

Tough New Wildlife Import Regulations Proposed for US

As feared by some in the pet industry, new federal legislation that could halt the importation of many species of livestock and pets, including fish and aquatic organisms bred or collected for the aquarium trade has been introduced in Washington.

19 Mar 4:39 PM 10 Read More...

AMAZONAS May/June 2013 Preview

Full of brilliant color AMAZONAS for May/June ranges widely in subject matter, from Aphyosemion spp. African killifishes, to a new Apistogramma species and its successful breeding, travels in South America in search of the very elusive Blue-eyed Pleco, to a hobbyist’s successful conversion to LED lighting over a 265-gallon (1,000-L) planted aquarium, and much more.

28 Feb 1:53 PM 0 Read More...

Prehistoric Shark-like Chimera Re-Imagined

Scientists have long puzzled over a commonly seen Idaho fossil of shark-like teeth arranged in a circle. Completely unlike anything seen in living fishes and has long posed a conundrum for science. Now a team at the Idaho Museum of Natural History has theorized how the saw-blade like structure might have fit into the jaws of prehistoric ancestors of modern sharks known as chimeras.

27 Feb 3:47 PM 0 Read More...

Virtually Travel the Amazon

You can now navigate through the Amazon, click-by-click, right from your desk.

01 Feb 4:40 PM 0 Read More...