Posts Tagged ‘aquatic conservation’

The Aquarium Hobbyist’s Role in Fish Conservation

Assessing the Species in the CARES Preservation Program and the Role of Aquarium Hobbyists in Freshwater Fish Conservation, a new article published in the open-access journal Fishes, describes the necessity for hobby, science, and conservation entities to communicate and collaborate towards the common goal of freshwater fish conservation.

04 Nov 2:12 PM 1 Read More...

ACA Statement on Wild Collection of Aquarium Fish

Wild collection of fish is integral to ensuring genetic diversity in captive populations and promoting the introduction of new species and variants for the aquarium hobby and research.

16 Nov 4:02 PM 0 Read More...

CORAL BONUS: Changing Our Clownfish Mindset (Part 8)

Aquarists and breeders have the requirement to not just pay lip service to conservation of species; the choices we make will have long term ramifications.

27 Mar 4:38 PM 3 Read More...

One Aquarist’s Quest to Save Cambodia’s Imperiled Fishes

One of the things to stem from this research was a realization that many of Cambodia’s native and endemic species are in grave danger. One, in particular, stood out among the rest during Tomoyuki’s many surveys of the Tonlé Sap Lake. It was the iconic Cambodian Tigerfish, Siamese Tiger Perch, or Datnoid (Datnioides pulcher)

04 Sep 12:54 PM 1 Read More...

Native Fish Species Under Siege

Drought, shifting temperature patterns, and competition from invasive species are pushing endemic North American fishes to the brink.

21 Jul 9:46 PM 0 Read More...