Posts Tagged ‘USFWS’

The Pet Industry Needs Your Help!

Proposed new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives could institute white lists of approved species, ban interstate transport of any species not on the white list, and create extensive new “emergency powers” for the USFWS.

02 Feb 4:41 PM 2 Read More...

AMAZONAS Excerpt: Importing Aquarium Livestock

Flying with and importing fish may seem like daunting endeavors. However, both are possible if you dedicate a little time, money, and gumption to the task.

21 Sep 3:07 PM 1 Read More...

Heros Act Provisions Threaten Pet Ownership

Interstate pet trade at risk: “Making tropical pets or saltwater fish illegal to transport into the Midwest makes no logical sense,” says PIJAC, outlining one possible outcome of proposed expansion of FWS oversight and scope.

02 Oct 5:05 PM 2 Read More...

Nat Geo Summary of Operation Rock Bottom

Nat Geo details the findings an ongoing 8-year extensive investigation by US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) which plumbs the depths of the US-based marine aquarium livestock trade…

20 Dec 3:18 PM 0 Read More...

First Successful Breeding of Devils Hole Pupfish

Researchers at the Ash Meadows Fish Conservation Facility have spawned the critically endangered Devils Hole Pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis, for the first time in captivity

12 Feb 4:49 PM 5 Read More...