Marine

Winnipeg Aquarists Avoid The Ban Hammer

Aquarists in Winnipeg, Canada were facing a near total ban on aquarium livestock under proposed revisions to the city’s Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaws. PIJAC Canada reports that these efforts were recently defeated.

06 May 3:05 AM 1 Read More...

VIDEO: Captive-Bred Copperband Butterflyfish Update with RAD

Found out what has happened in the year since Dr. Cortney Ohs and his University of Florida team wowed aquarists around the globe with the first-ever captive-bred Copperband Butterflyfish.

05 May 4:05 PM 0 Read More...

Larviculture Breakthrough: Commerson's Frogfish

The successful larviculture & captive-rearing of Commersons’ Frogfish, Antennarius commerson, is the latest feather in Frank Baensch’s already heavily-plumaged cap, and another proof of concept for the Hawaii Larval Fish Project.

28 Apr 11:34 PM 1 Read More...

VIDEOS: Frogfish Mating is CRAZY and AMAZING!

The courtship and mating of pelagic-spawning frogfishes & anglerfishes is an incredible sight. The female rapidly swells with eggs to the point where she appears ready to burst. The act culminates in what some have described as a tornado of eggs and sperm, with a massive egg-raft or veil as it is sometimes called being expelled by the female in a matter of seconds. If you’ve never seen it before, you’re going to be impressed and perplexed.

28 Apr 11:20 PM 1 Read More...

10 Charged for Illegally Trafficking Corals from the Philippines

A federal grand jury in Alaska indicted three men on felony charges and seven additional individuals on misdemeanor charges related to violations of the Lacey Act and smuggling protected marine corals from the Philippines into the United States for retail sale.

28 Apr 2:36 PM 0 Read More...