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?
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.
After finding success breeding the Green Mandarin Dragonet, Matthew L. Wittenrich targets the sister species, the Spotted Dragonet, Synchiropus picturatus.
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.
A broader awareness of the fragile beauty sheltered within coral reefs and rainforest streams can only increase the desire to protect them for future generations.