Marine

When do Spotted Mandarins Get Their Spots?

Matthew L. Wittenrich provides an update on his successful captive-breeding of the Spotted Mandarin, Synchiropus picturatus.

15 Aug 11:02 AM 1 Read More...

Mutant Clownfish: A New Fish for the Nemo Set?

If deformed fish begin to enter the marketplace more frequently will it affect the good name and future sale of captive raised fish or will it actually become a more desirable product?

21 Jul 11:35 AM 1 Read More...

And Now for the Really Bad News

The journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, carried the dismal news that about one third of the world’s coral species are at risk of extinction.

14 Jul 8:54 PM 0 Read More...

Breeding the Spotted Mandarin

After finding success breeding the Green Mandarin Dragonet, Matthew L. Wittenrich targets the sister species, the Spotted Dragonet, Synchiropus picturatus.

14 Jul 11:12 AM 2 Read More...

Metamorphosis Happens: A Mandarinfish Work in Progress

When experimenting with breeding marine fishes, the anticipation and excitement grows while waiting to see the tiny larvae grow into something that resembles the adult form.

11 Jul 11:48 AM 0 Read More...