Posts Tagged ‘International Union for Conservation of Nature’

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

Banggai Cardinalfish to be Listed Under ESA—Endangered Species Act

The Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, is the first saltwater aquarium fish listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). NMFS may initiate rulemaking which could limit or end the trade in Banggai Cardinalfish, including aquacultured fish.

19 Jan 9:37 AM 4

Nearly-Extinct Red Tailed Shark Isn’t Gone Yet

News of a wild Red Tailed Shark generates hope, yet digging deeper reveals possible evidence of troubling anti-aquarium sentiments with implications for every aquarist.

04 Aug 12:10 PM 4