Can marine aquarists provide a safety net for endangered species and aquatic diversity? We first examined this question in the May/June 2012 edition of CORAL Magazine.
Aquacultured, captive-bred Yasha Gobies, Stonogobiops yasha, will be commercially available through Quality Marine. The first individuals are destined for AZA-approved aquariums.
A relatively small number of aquarists are viewing with growing concern the current publicity wave for the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie titled “Finding Dory” and featuring this fish: a Blue or Hippo Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus).
Troubling news regarding the Endangered Species Act’s possible impact on marine aquarists – could it spill over onto freshwater hobbyists too?