Marine

Boycotting the Wild Banggai Cardinalfish

Can the aquarium trade afford to be responsible for causing the extinction of a marine fish species? The answer is and emphatic “No.”

10 Sep 1:50 PM 0 Read More...

Proposed Invasive Species Legislation Goes Too Far

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.

18 Aug 10:01 PM 0 Read More...

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 2 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...