CORAL - Ret Talbot

Banggai Cardinalfish Proposed for Listing under ESA

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will publish a proposed rule to list the Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) tomorrow.

15 Dec 9:55 PM 2 Read More...

The 800-Pound Tankbuster in the Room

Researchers find future monster fish known as “tankbusters” being imported at small sizes for the aquarium trade.

04 Dec 11:52 AM 1 Read More...

New O'ahu Aquarium Fishery Rules Approved

First the West Hawaii Fishery, and now the O’ahu Aquarium Fishery gets new collection rules including bag limits, size limits, and bans on the collection of certain species.

26 Oct 3:54 AM 5 Read More...

How Many Wild Orange Clownfish Does the Aquarium Trade Harvest?

Ret Talbot takes a hard look at the Orange Clownfish harvest numbers being cited by mainstream media.

17 Sep 3:32 PM 3 Read More...

Orange Clownfish a Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Listing

National Marine Fisheries Service found that the Orange or Percula Clownfish may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), citing major anthropogenic stressors such as global climate change and ocean acidification as the primary basis for the finding.

05 Sep 1:19 PM 5 Read More...