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PIJAC’s Letter Campaign In Opposition to S.B. 1240

PIJAC’s position; Hawaii’s marine aquarium fishery bill SB1240 sides with emotion, and directly opposes a huge amount of sound science! Hawaii will institute an indefinite ban on aquarium fishing permits

12 Jun 3:26 PM 1 Read More...

Researchers Successfully Breed Centropyge potteri

Breaking news today out of Oceanic Institute – the Hawaiian endemic Potter’s Angelfish has been successful cultured for the first time.

22 Aug 12:20 PM 3 Read More...

Marine Educators Across the Pacific Unite

In August 2016, Marine educators from across the Pacific will be making a splash in Manado, Indonesia for the biannual International Pacific Marine Educators Network conference.

10 Mar 4:53 PM 0 Read More...

Finding Dory: A Darker Side?

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).

04 Mar 2:12 PM 7 Read More...

Dory and the Tang Dilemma

Whether we like it or not, aquaculture is absolutely a necessary component of a any aquarium trade we hope to see in the future.

21 Oct 11:20 AM 3 Read More...

Tigerpyge to the Rescue? CORAL Magazine Excerpt

Could the intentional pursuit of breeding hybrid dwarf angelfishes revitalize a lagging focal point of ornamental marine fish aquaculture?

12 Mar 11:18 PM 2 Read More...

“Cruelty to Aquarium Fishes”? A Look at the Facts

Anti-Aquarium activists in Hawaii are using a new tactic in 2015, alleging that the collection and handling of reef fishes for the aquarium trade amounts to “cruel treatment”—but does this stand up to facts gathered by marine scientists?

09 Feb 6:02 PM 0 Read More...

Aquarium Fisherman to Fight “Terroristic Threatening Charges”

Earlier this week, aquarium fisherman Jay Lovell pleaded not guilty in Hawaii to charges of “terroristic threatening” in a widely publicized altercation between Lovell and anti-aquarium activist Rene Umberger.

05 Sep 11:55 AM 4 Read More...

Florida Ponders a Ban on Lionfish Imports

Is an Indo-Pacific lionfish loose in the tropical Atlantic really a problem?

08 Mar 12:30 PM 11 Read More...

Marine Aquarium Trade: A Force for Good in Saving Coral Reefs

Some environmental groups are, in fact, calling for bans on the harvest of reef fishes and invertebrates—bans that could be enforced by import restrictions imposed by importing countries, especially in North America and Europe.

31 Jan 11:46 AM 4 Read More...