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    New England Aquarium Shows Off Captive Raised Queen Trigger in Video

    The New England Aquarium and Roger Williams University made another industry first last year–this time by successfully spawning and rearing the Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula). Dr. Andrew Rhyne, Dr.Michael Tlusty and the team at Roger Williams collected fertilized eggs from a pair of Queens living in the New England Aquarium’s Bahamian exhibit and transported them […]

    Amphiprion mccullochi from LiveAquaria in HD Video

    When it comes to rare fish, Amphiprion mccullochi is a great example of sustainability within the trade. The fish shown in this video are actually first generation captive raised specimens from Ryan’s Reef in Australia. They were then grown out and paired up by Kevin Kohen and the LiveAquaria crew. Today they spawn like clockwork, […]

    MACNA XXI : ORA Shows Off Sustainable Beauties

    One of the prevalent themes we found at this years MACNA was sustainability within the saltwater and reef aquarium hobby. ORA has been singing this tune for some time, but have continued to adapt to market demands for new species. The ORA Platinum Perculas got plenty of attention at MACNA. They have been released for […]

    Research Team Breeds Oriental Sweetlips

    Taiwan will soon be adding another ornamental fish, the Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) to their fast growing list of marine species being bred in captivity. A research team led by Leu Ming-yih and part of the National Museum of Marine Biology and Fish Reproduction and Larviculture Laboratory started the project 5 years ago with 3 wild […]

    17 Day Old Mccullochi Clownfish from LiveAquaria

    Live Aquaria is having steady success in breeding the rare Mccullochi Clownfish (Amphiprion mccullochi). Check out this 17 day old Mcculloch’s that already has stripe development!  See more information on Amphiprion mccullochi here. [via Melissa @ LA]

    First Spawning of Rare McCulloch’s Clownfish in the US

    Term of the day: ROI (re-turn-on-in-vest-ment) For the first time in the United States, and likely anywhere outside of Australia, the rare McCulloch’s Clownfish (Amphiprion mccullochi) has spawned in captivity–laying eggs and opening the possibility of a rearing attempt stateside. As the cover photo suggested, this has occured  in Rhinelander, Wisconsin under the care of […]