CORAL - Jay Hemdal

Maximum Sizes of Fish in Captivity - an Estimation Tool

Many of us use FishBase for their maximum size records…I had a strong feeling that many fish do not grow as large in captivity as they can in the wild.

22 Feb 5:37 PM 0 Read More...

HLLE Survey Results

Jay Hemdal undertook a quick survey of 100 intermediate to advanced aquarists regarding their opinions about Head and Lateral Line Erosion in preparation for a research project.

14 Feb 9:04 PM 0 Read More...

Beware The Tang Police!

People rarely admit they are a member of the “Tang Police”, but make comments such as, “I just care about tangs, so if that makes me a member, then so be it.”

07 Jan 2:54 PM 0 Read More...

My Favorite Fish

Ultimately, public aquarist Jay Hemdal’s all time favorite group of fish must be the flashlight fish, Anomalopidae. Get a glimpse into their care.

28 Dec 11:31 AM 0 Read More...

Aquatic Invasive Species

In light of invasive species, the time has likely come for the development of effective Aquarium Industry certification system.

06 Dec 3:24 PM 0 Read More...