Posts Tagged ‘marine fish collection’

REEF FISHES Out of Africa: Part 2

In the absence of hard data, small-scale fisheries like Kenya’s increasingly seem to be a better sourcing option for hobbyists looking to minimize the impact their aquariums have on wild reefs.

03 Aug 4:38 AM 0 Read More...

REEF FISHES Out of Africa: Part 1

Although relatively few aquarists know it, Kenya has been the site of a small-scale marine aquarium fishery supplying fishes, invertebrates, and—until recently—corals to the trade since the mid-1970s.

18 Jul 5:57 PM 0 Read More...

Marine Life Montage: New Exports from Ecuador

This fishery is relatively new and currently is shipping mainly to Europe. It will be some time before fish and inverts from Ecuador will be seen in the US, but for now enjoy a sampling of the beautiful marine life found off the Ecuadorian coast.

25 May 4:05 PM 2 Read More...

Aquatic-Focused Experiential Learning at the Toledo Zoo

Stocking the Toledo Zoo’s newly-renovated aquarium offered students an exceptional hands-on marine fish collection experience in Long Island.

15 Dec 8:43 PM 0 Read More...

Mandarin Harvest Realities

Matthew L. Wittenrich describes the shocking methodology used to harvest Mandarin Dragonets from the wild, and argues this is one more reason the aquarium industry must focus on commercial scale captive breeding.

04 Mar 10:54 AM 0 Read More...