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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...

CORAL Magazine Table of Contents Jan/Feb 2014

SEAHORSES: Volume 11, Number 1

09 Jan 2:21 PM 0 Read More...

India’s Underground Fish Trade

While roughly 90 percent of the marine aquarium trade’s animals originate on reefs, only about 10 percent of freshwater aquarium fishes have ever seen a natural ecosystem. Is the freshwater trade therefore above reproach when it comes to sustainability? Perhaps not….

28 Jun 9:34 AM 4 Read More...

CORAL Magazine Table of Contents Mar/Apr 2012

BREEDING SUCCESS: Volume 9, Number 2

19 Mar 11:02 AM 0 Read More...

Endangered Species Petition is Not an Imminent Threat to the Hobby

It has been with much disappointment that I read the article, “U.S. Considers Endangered Species Protection for 82 Stony Coral Species” recently published in CORAL and the numerous internet discussions it has spawned. What could have been an informative article on the Endangered Species Act was hijacked by Marshall Meyers to promote the knee-jerk reaction that this action must be stopped at all costs, which has become all too predictable from the hobby.

17 Apr 3:01 PM 0 Read More...

A Response To “Crawling to Collapse”

It is with some dismay that I read the responses of Watson, Moe, Wittenrich and Young regarding the article, “Crawling to Collapse: Ecologically Unsound Ornamental Invertebrate Fisheries,” by Rhyne et al. (2009).

05 Apr 11:31 AM 1 Read More...

Our Hobby Blamed for Reef Damage

The aquarium trade remains in focus as a contributor to reef degradation. The issues, therefore, remain much as they were a decade ago. Rather than being seen as a tool for education about reefs and reef conservation, the aquarium trade is seen as part of the problem.

09 Feb 11:58 PM 0 Read More...