A visual preview of highlights in CORAL’s July/August 2016 Issue. Paid CORAL Subscribers can log in with their email address and read the Digital Edition immediately.
A relatively small number of aquarists are viewing with growing concern the current publicity wave for the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie titled “Finding Dory” and featuring this fish: a Blue or Hippo Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus).
Predicting that uninformed consumers will be inspired to buy a live “Dory” for their aquariums, a European non-profit organization is mounting an educational campaign to discourage the purchase and keeping of Paracanthurus hepatus, variously sold as the Palette Surgeonfish, Regal Tang, Blue Tang, or Pacific Blue Tang, a native of the Indo-Pacific.
Short video documentary of sustainable fish collection for the aquarium trade in North Bali, Indonesia. Some fishers there have been trained in non-destructive collection methods.