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By admin - Posted Oct 26, 2009 09:10 PM

650 stony corals and 60 clams seized in UK

650 stony corals and 60 clams seized in UK

UK Border Force oversees a large consignemtn of boxes labelled "marine fish and soft corals."

UK Border Force intercepted a large shipment of illegally imported, CITES-protected stony corals and clams at Manchester Airport. The shipment originated from Singapore and is said to contain Vietnamese animals.

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Jean-Michel Cousteau to Keynote DFW MACNA in September

Jean-Michel Cousteau to Keynote DFW MACNA in September

Jean-Michel Cousteau diving alongside a sea turtle.

As if we needed another reason to attend MACNA: at the Saturday Night Gala Jaques Cousteau's son Jean-Michel will give the keynote address.

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Flashback Friday: Octopus hatchlings at the Steinhart Aquarium

Flashback Friday: Octopus hatchlings at the Steinhart Aquarium

Hatchling Octopus 'vulgaris's

Originally published May 8, 2011: Mothers day reminds us of the incredible job of mothering that visitors to the Steinhart Aquarium were treated to earlier this year: 1000s of hatching Octopus 'vulgaris'

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Fish Tank Kings premieres this Saturday

It's almost time. Nat Geo premieres their new TV show Fish Tank Kings on Saturday, May 12 @ 10:00pm, so here's our reminder to tune in or set your DVRs!

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Pufferfish at the 'beak' of evolution

Pufferfish at the 'beak' of evolution

Whitespotted Puffer. Photo by BBM Explorer, Flickr

Prickly pufferfish could hold the key to why humans do not continually replace their teeth and may lead to advances in dental therapies.

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India plans to build 7 new public aquariums

India plans to build 7 new public aquariums

India making big waves with seven new aquariums.

As large and populous as India is, you may be surprised to learn India currently has no public aquariums. Singapore-based private equity firm Andover plans to change all that by building at least seven public aquariums across the country.

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Lightning Maroon Clown has spawned!

Lightning Maroon Clown has spawned!

A small cluster of tiny orange dots on glass never looked so good.

After two years in captivity, the famous PNG Lightning Maroon Clown has finally spawned! Breeder Matt Pedersen shares a video of the new parents tending to the freshly laid eggs.

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First look at the new Elos E-Lite 3

Elos will introduce a radically revamped and vastly improved E-Lite lighting system at Interzoo 2012. Advanced Aquarist has a first look at their new LED light, and it's a head-turner.

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Smallest seahorse in the US Gulf considered for protection

Smallest seahorse in the US Gulf considered for protection

Dwarf seahorse, Hippocampus zosterae. Photo provided by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, CA.

The United States government plans to study the tiny seahorse, Hippocampus zosterae, to see if it needs federal protection by the Endangered Species Act.

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Advanced Aquarist wallpaper #16

I think the phrase you're looking for is ... OMG! Mitchell Brown has photographed his most vibrant wallpaper for us yet! A colony of Maxi-Mini Anemones is a veritable explosion of colors.

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How I use my Makerbot 3D printer for marine fish breeding

How I use my Makerbot 3D printer for marine fish breeding

Anemone Fish protecting it's spawn. Photo by prilfish / flickr.

When someone sets out to breed marine fish, they will need some basic equipment: phytoplankton, rotifer, and brine shrimp hatcheries, larval tanks, and sponge filters. Today I will show you how a Makerbot 3D printer can print a brine shrimp hatchery and a sponge filter for your larval tanks.

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Dubai to build underwater hotel ... again?

Dubai to build underwater hotel ... again?

The planned Water Discus Underwater Hotel, Dubai.

The gaudy spectacle that is Dubai is at it again. The city plans to build the world's largest underwater hotel. Visitors will sleep, dine, and relax in the company of Persian Gulf reef life. If this sounds like deja vu, there's a reason.

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A new jellyfish company enters the aquarium market: Moon Jellyfish

A new jellyfish company enters the aquarium market: Moon Jellyfish

The new 10 gallon Moon Jellyfish EON tank.

Sunset Marine Labs has provided jellyfish and jelly systems to aquarium service companies and zoos for the past 16 years. Now they are bringing their expertise into the marine aquarium market with tanks and jellyfish designed specifically for hobbyists. The EON tank is born!

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Elos Concept80 Aquarium System

Italian manufacturer Elos will introduce a new aquarium system at Interzoo 2012 called the Concept80, "a complete but simple aquarium, easy to install, easy to use, easy to adapt and upgrade to your needs."

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Destination Reefs: Philippines (Cebu, Malapascua, Mactan and Oslob)

Destination Reefs: Philippines (Cebu, Malapascua, Mactan and Oslob)

3 stripe damselfish play in grassbeds.

From grass beds to stoney reef, pygmy seahorses to whale sharks, the Philippines is the most biodiverse aquatic ecosystem in the world. We return to Cebu to witness coral reef diversity at its most magnificent.

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