News & Notes

PIJAC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a Name Change to Pet Advocacy Network

PIJAC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a name change to Pet Advocacy Network, unveiling a new website and logo as part of its rebranding.

25 Mar 10:47 AM 0 Read More...

"Tropicalization" Will Bring Reef Fishes into Northern Waters

Clownfish and marine butterflyfish, among other warm-water tropical fish species, will be spreading northward in the coming years as sea temperatures rise, according to a new study from scientists at Japan’s Hokkaido University.

17 Mar 3:38 PM 1 Read More...

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 2 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...