OFI and other organizations object to CITES plan to study the trade and conservation of marine ornamental fish, noting a rushed timetable and lack of robust inquiry being proposed.
Promoted as the “biggest show in the world,” the 4th Indonesia Ornamental Fish and Aquatic Plant Show 2019, NUSATIC, will be held from November 29th to December 1st, 2019, at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE BSD City), Tangerang, Indonesia.
Researchers have evaluated Mexico’s 40 species of goodeids, predicting many more will go extinct without cooperation and collaboration between scientists, conservationists, and aquarium hobbyists for successful captive maintenance.
Assessing the Species in the CARES Preservation Program and the Role of Aquarium Hobbyists in Freshwater Fish Conservation, a new article published in the open-access journal Fishes, describes the necessity for hobby, science, and conservation entities to communicate and collaborate towards the common goal of freshwater fish conservation.
An automatic feeder for frozen fish food may be on the horizon: inD shares video and photos of a functional prototype, and plans for production release through crowdfunding in the next 12 months.