CORAL Sr. Editor Michael J. Tuccinardi teams up with John Carlin of Fincasters to showcase footage taken during Tuccinardi’s time spent with aquarium fish collectors and exporters in East Africa.
In the absence of hard data, small-scale fisheries like Kenya’s increasingly seem to be a better sourcing option for hobbyists looking to minimize the impact their aquariums have on wild reefs.
Although relatively few aquarists know it, Kenya has been the site of a small-scale marine aquarium fishery supplying fishes, invertebrates, and—until recently—corals to the trade since the mid-1970s.
Enjoy this pictorial showcase of saltwater and freshwater fishes on display at the 2017 Global Pet Expo.
A photo tour of the impressive collection of rare fish on display at John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago