Marine Breeding: Fangblennies Are Great First Fishes
If you want to try your hand at breeding marine fish, the fangblennies may be the ideal choice for every aspiring marine ornamental fish breeder. Find out why.
Poma Labs Breeds Holacanthus africanus
The African Angelfish, Holacanthus africanus, endemic to the tropical waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, is the latest ornamental marine fish to be successfully aquacultured for the first time; another captive-bred first for Florida-based Poma Labs!
Poma Labs Set to Release Latest Hybrid Angelfishes
Poma Labs founder, Dr. Matthew L. Wittenrich, says, “I have been obsessed with Maze Angels from before I could ever afford one. The opportunity to breed them and their close relatives to see what falls out has been too tempting not to try. It has taken a while to assemble the breeders, but we have been busy…
Friday Photospread: Rare Pomacanthus Angelfish at Tampa International Airport
It’s not every day that you encounter a rare and mysterious marine angelfish while walking through the airport. What was it? Read on to find out!
Poma Labs Introduces Blue Phantom Hybrid Angelfish
A captive-produced hybrid between the Blueline and Black Phantom Angelfish may reveal insights into the origins of another rare and exciting angel from the genus Chaetodontplus.
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New Ocean-Inspired Designs from Walt Smith says:[…] over 5 years ago, at the tail end of 2017, Fiji’s government unilaterally banned coral exports, leaving WSI with nothing more than fish and invertebrates to send to customers around the globe. […]
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Jon Gordon says:Please sign this to support common sense rules in Florida. Ask Fish and Wildlife not to use an ill-advised whitelist of animals that can be kept. All you need to do is add your name to the following statement, "A viable option I support would be a list of prohibited species, which would be a much smaller, manageable and enforceable list than one that attempts to encompass all allowed species. " https://petadvocacy.org/advocacy-campaigns?vvsrc=%2FPetitions%2F3902%2FRespond
Bryce David says:To whom it may concern, A whitelist approach to regulating which species are legally allowed to be obtained and traded will decimate fish farms and pet stores. This is not a well thought out approach for combating invasive species release into ecosystems. Best Management Practices have already made inroads on preventing the release of foreign invader species. I suggest a review of those practices and amend them if they are deemed to be insufficient. Sincerely, Bryce David
Edward Moats says:I urge you to consider the ramifications of losing a 172 million dollar industry in your state. I completely support the black list and agree that invasive species is a big concern. However , I feel that this bill is over reaching and will have a negative impact not only On the industry , but to Florida’s economy.