Freshwater

Friday Photospread - Pseudomugil gertrudae - Don't Give Up!

Let it be a lesson to you, just when you give up on a species, you might get lucky.

25 Jan 3:47 PM 1 Read More...

Megadroughts Impacting Amazonia

The scientists found that during the summer of 2005, more than 270,000 square miles (700,000 square kilometers, or 70 million hectares) of pristine, old-growth forest in southwestern Amazonia experienced an extensive, severe drought. This megadrought caused widespread changes to the forest canopy that were detectable by satellite. The changes suggest dieback of branches and tree falls, especially among the older, larger, more vulnerable canopy trees that blanket the forest.

19 Jan 1:57 PM 0 Read More...

Feral Jack Dempsey Population Established in South Dakota River

State fisheries biologists in South Dakota are blaming irresponsible aquarium hobbyists for introducing a population of Jack Dempsey cichlids, Rocia octofasciatus, in the Fall River.

16 Jan 5:10 PM 2 Read More...

New Fishes from Brazil

Crizanto and his fishermen have found a number of particularly colorful armored catfish species, illustrated here, in the previously little-collected Rio Itacaiúnas in the lower Rio Araguaia.

16 Jan 4:45 PM 1 Read More...

AquaMediaTV's 2-Part Documentary on Altum Angelfish

Aqua Media Group’s two-part documentary on the Pterophyllum altum in the wild and being bred by Simon Forkel in Germany. Translated into English – a must watch for any Angelfish enthusiast.

03 Jan 12:54 PM 0 Read More...