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Florida Aquarium is being cautious about Gulf water used to fill their fish tanks

8 June 2010 – ABC Action News TAMPA, Fla. – Of all the creatures at The Florida Aquarium, none is more difficult to keep alive in captivity than the leafy sea dragon. “They’ve been known to drop dead if someone looks at the wrong,” said biologist Allen Marshall, whose job …

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CORAL INTERVIEW: Helmut Debelius

Helmut Debelius in 1977 in the Gulf of California. Excerpt from CORAL May/June 2010. By Daniel Knop The name Helmut Debelius is a byword for reef fish and invertebrate enthusiasts, not only for divers but also among marine aquarists worldwide. The Fire Shrimp, Lysmata debelius, Debelius Reef Lobster, Enoplometopus debelius, …

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4 sites for fish export centre

Apr 2, 2010, ST FOUR sites at Lorong Chencharu have been put aside for an aquarium fish export centre said the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) on Friday. With a total land area of 17,189 square metres, the four sites are about the size of more than two football fields. According …

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Fish trade drying up?

Apr 3, 2010, ST SINGAPORE’S ornamental fish export industry, the largest in the world and worth almost $100 million annually, is in danger of drying up. The leases of 16 major exporters in Jalan Kayu, who export about 80 per cent of exotic species such as goldfish and Asian arowanas …