While the facility works with foodfish, their work with marine ornamental fish, particularly clownfish, will be of interest to saltwater aquarium hobbyists.
But there is one thread, one so important as to be a Golden Thread, one that is both essential, and the same—yet different—for every species. And that is FOOD.
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.
As part of the Hawaii Larval Fish Project, Frank Baensch breaks ground with the surgeonfish genus Acanthurus, sharing amazing larviculture proof-of-concept with the Convict Tang, Acanthurus triostegus.