Can the aquarium trade afford to be responsible for causing the extinction of a marine fish species? The answer is and emphatic “No.”
Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, HR6311, seeks to prevent the introduction of invasive species through a mixture of white lists and possession bans, which could have dire consequences for the aquarium industry and hobby.
Matthew L. Wittenrich provides an update on his successful captive-breeding of the Spotted Mandarin, Synchiropus picturatus.
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.