Posts Tagged ‘Dynasty Marine’

Dynasty Marine to Auction Captive-Bred Pacific Blue Tangs

Two of the first captive-bred Paracanthurus hepatus are due to be auctioned off to the highest bidders, with auctions closing September 9th, 2016.

24 Aug 4:13 PM 0

CORAL Interview: Forrest Young

The next time you find yourself eyeball to eyeball with a particularly large and menacing oceanic denizen at a public aquarium, consider this: in all likelihood, that creature has literally passed through the hands of Forrest Young.

Over the last three decades, at the helm of Dynasty Marine, Young has established himself and his company as the preeminent purveyor of large and rare saltwater specimens to a very specific and demanding clientele—the curators and staff of public aquariums around the globe, and reef hobbyists with generous budgets for acquiring new species. Young and his crew have made a name for themselves collecting everything from small, ultra-rare deepwater reef fishes to large collections of big predators that require delivery by a chartered Boeing 747.

27 Aug 4:52 PM 0

Overharvests in Florida? Please Consider Some Truths

The Rhyne et al paper that spawned the New York Times article is a publication that we take exception to, as it is full of hyperbole and inaccurate claims that really don’t have any place in peer-reviewed publication. The title itself would lead one to believe our fishery is on the precipice, due largely to activities of marine life fishermen and the curio trade. The real culprit to the demise of the coral reef that we knew in our youth is nutrient loading and diminished water quality due to lack of appropriate wastewater treatment and many other of man’s destructive activities that take place in the name of development.

02 Apr 2:11 PM 1