Category: species

A Rare fish only found near Islands in the Pacific has given birth in Captivity

A rare species of fish which is only found off a group of isolated islands in the Pacific Ocean has given birth at Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks. The tropical fish – which is black and white with long fins – is known as a cardinalfish and is found only on the coral reefs of …

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First Ever Birth of Weedy Sea Dragon at Birch Aquarium.

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The weedy sea dragon, a close relative of the sea horse, has been bred fro the first time at Birch Aquarium San Diego. Quite an achievement as only five other aquariums have bred sea dragons in captivity in the US. Article here All about Weedy Sea Dragons

Rare Tropical Marine Fish Found in Massachusetts

Students from the Boston University Marine program, while diving off the pier in Scituate Bay, discovered three juvenile butterfly fish. These fish are not native to the Massachusetts area. One explanation for this apparent mystery is that fish have been swept along ocean currents from the Florida area. It is believed that this is the …

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