Marine

Manta, Manta, Plankton Eater

The presence of large aggregations of mantas feeding on tiny plankton in waters around coral reefs is one more indication that the plankton populations around those coral reefs are rich and abundant.

13 Sep 11:13 PM 1 Read More...

MACNA 2013 Video

A live postcard from MACNA 2013 in South Florida, this short video by John Carlin catches the flavor of the exhibition hall, where startling corals, tiny cuttlefish and marine salesmanship vied for the attention of an estimated 2,500 attendees—a record turnout in the 25-year history of the event.

12 Sep 4:12 PM 0 Read More...

New "Walking Shark" Species Discovered

A highly charismatic species of walking shark has been discovered in the remote eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera. The epaulette (long tailed carpet) shark, Hemiscyllium halmahera, uses its fins to “walk” across the ocean floor in search of small fish and crustaceans.

11 Sep 4:57 PM 0 Read More...

Aquaculturing Tropical Fish in Israel's Desert

Despite the arid environment, Arava Research and Development Center in Israel produces captive-bred freshwater and marine aquarium fish, mainly for the European market.

05 Sep 2:47 PM 0 Read More...

Banggai Cardinalfish Book Reviews & Comments

Readers are invited to submit their comments or reviews of BANGGAI CARDINALFISH: A Guide to Captive Care, Breeding & Natural History.

03 Sep 2:02 PM 1 Read More...