Since its discovery in 1937, Elassoma alabamae has twice been considered extinct. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced new protections for critical habitat for the federally threatened species.
Roger Williams University whistleblower report debunks a method credited as the answer to a serious problem in the marine aquarium trade
The Humane Society of the United States cries foul, publishing viewpoints from Earthjustice, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, Center for Biological Diversity and For The Fishes, in response to the release of Draft Environmental Assessments by Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources.
CITES CoP17 decisions are in, and will effect every aquarium-related group or species that had been up for discussion.
National Marine Fisheries Service found that the Orange or Percula Clownfish may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), citing major anthropogenic stressors such as global climate change and ocean acidification as the primary basis for the finding.