In our latest review of the state of captive-breeding, the grand total of marine fishes bred in captivity reached 398, adding 39 species in the last 18 months.
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.
In honor of the first captive-bred Hepatus Tangs, we offer this retrospective excerpt from CORAL Magazine July/August 2013, just 3 years prior; a historical snapshot of the race to breed and aquaculture Tangs & Surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae)
In the great debate over aquarium fish deemed ill suited for captivity, as well as Hawaii’s aquarium fishery, we’re reminded that speaking in absolutes often inspires someone to prove you resoundingly wrong.