LEGACY FISHES Volume 17, Number 4
Eye Catching Coral’s (ECC) newest anemone cultivar is a riotous spectacle of color. Furthermore, no two are ever alike, making them truly one-of-a-kind works of biological art. Featured in our Reef Visions Column (CORAL Magazine July/August 2020), we knew that there was no way to convey the back story of this remarkable cnidarian in just few short sentences.
Aquarist Immo Gerber reveals the secrets behind his vividly colored living reef aquarium: “As I am sometimes asked what the connection is between my reef tank and the legendary, conspiracy-theory-shrouded, US Air Force top-secret air base in Nevada, I will explain myself. But I must go into some background first….”
A new study reveals the diets of reef fish dictate how fast different species evolve. The breakthrough adds another piece to the fascinating evolutionary puzzle of coral reefs and the fishes that live on them.
Pei-Sheng Chiu, an assistant researcher at the Mariculture Research Center, Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan, documents the captive spawning & rearing of this species known for very “flexible” salinity requirements.