2016 brought landmark accomplishments including the first captive-bred Pacific Blue Tangs, Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasses, two more butterflyfish species, the rare Flathead Perch, and bountiful offerings of Yasha Ray Gobies. Much more awaits inside.
A pictorial review covering most of the marine and reef aquarium displays at the 2016 Aquatic Experience – Chicago.
Of special note, 2015 marked the first documented success with a butterflyfish, two wrasse species, and a surgeonfish— all of which represent groups of tremendous potential interest to the aquarium trade. We’ve published the full list of captive-bred species online this year, and all the new additions are listed here.