CORAL - Matt Pedersen

New Yellow Moenkhausia Tetra Species Described

Scientists have discovered and described an attractive new yellow tetra originating from the upper Rio Machado in Brazil. However, a limited range and encroaching deforestation are cause for concern over the future of this new species.

23 Jun 2:27 PM 0 Read More...

A Thorny Mystery Coral Revealed

So, was your answer to our “Thorny Mystery Coral” correct? Vincent Chalias of Bali Aquarium shares the scoop on a particularly unique coral that’s now being maricultured in Indonesia.

18 Jun 3:08 AM 1 Read More...

Hawai'i Aquarium Fishery Submits Plan for Reopening

In a bid to re-open a shuttered aquarium fishery in the Hawaiian Islands, a 1,585-page revised Environmental Impact Statement and plan for allowing a dramatically scaled down trade have been submitted to state authorities. The plan calls for licensing just seven collectors and would limit the catch to eight fish species.

11 Jun 1:45 PM 5 Read More...

Milwaukee Instruments: Debuts New Aquarium Testers & New Look

CORAL Magazine catches up with Carl Silvaggio, President of Milwaukee Instruments, to discuss the striking rebranding and six new additions to Milwaukee’s product line that are of interest to aquarists.

28 May 12:40 PM 0 Read More...

RIP Premnas: 1816-2021

A recent, expansive phylogenetic analysis of the damselfishes creates new genera and relegates others to the dustbin. One of the most notable changes: Premnas, the monotypic genus containing the charismatic Maroon Clownfish or Spinecheek Anemonefish, has finally fallen by the wayside. No longer shall we know our Maroon Clownfishes as Premnas biaculeatus; they are now, for the moment, all considered Amphiprion biaculeatus.

15 May 12:43 PM 1 Read More...