It has been years since the first captive-bred cleaner wrasses were created, by accident, during an angelfish-rearing effort at Bali Aquarich. Now, captive-bred Cleaner Wrasses are here again and available in very limited quantities via larval-rearing efforts at Biota’s Hawaii facilities.
Coris flava is the newest wrasse species, and it’s a looker! Its name literally means “Yellow coris”…which could be confusing to many aquarists!
With the captive-breeding of the Red Coris Wrasse, Coris gaimard, Biota Aquariums adds one more captive-bred marine fish to 2019’s list of breakthroughs in the world of marine ornamental aquaculture.
UF/IFAS TAL continues to advance aquaculture protocols for Melanurus Wrasse, Halichoeres melanurus. The latest success brings us one step closer to commercializing culture for this species.
Intense anticipation leads to palpable excitement for a wrasse that hasn’t been imported to the US for several years.