CORAL - Matt Pedersen

What You Missed at MACNA 2022: The Trade Show

While many marine aquarium events draw in retailer participation, MACNA is often the pinnacle of manufacturer presence and new product releases, just as aquarium retailers see the start of the busy fall season.

23 Sep 1:02 PM 0 Read More...

What You Missed at MACNA 2022: All The Corals

Visitors to MACNA 2022 in Milwaukee met with a wide range of coral vendors, including regional staples, new farmers, and nationally recognized coral purveyors.

23 Sep 12:55 PM 0 Read More...

What You Missed at MACNA 2022: Innovative Speakers

As a “vendor” on the show floor, in my case representing CORAL Magazine, it’s very difficult to get away to cover three days of lectures. I managed to sneak a moment away from the table on Friday morning to sit in on the well-attended presentation from Dr. Jamie Craggs of the Coral Spawning Lab in London, England.

15 Sep 5:02 PM 0 Read More...

New Hope for Hawaii's Closed Marine Aquarium Fishery

Proponents of re-opening Hawaiian waters to sustainable aquarium fish collection are quietly cheering a winning round in court with the validity of an environmental impact statement based on science and years’ of study affirmed. On the losing end is Earth Justice, a rabidly anti-fishing activist group, who had tried to quash a revised EIS that found collection practices, regulations, and catch limits consistent with a sustainable, small-scale fishery.

18 Aug 2:10 PM 0 Read More...

MACNA Keynote Address and Speaker Lineup

After a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 Pandemic, MACNA, the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America, will return to the in-person format so many aquarists know and love. MACNA 2022 features a deep lineup of expert speakers on a wide range of topics that will intrigue and inspire every marine aquarist.

22 Jul 12:48 PM 0 Read More...