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Born Free’s wild orca Springer has given birth to her second calf.
Waterlife has reformulated and repackaged its Ultramarine sea salt.
A Thai businessman caused a stir when he paid 1.5m Thai baht (£33,578) for a rare 1.15m golden fancy carp, thought to be the largest of its kind in the country.
Vietnamese border guards in the northern province of Quảng Ninh say they have repeatedly detained people for smuggling fish from China.
Americans are taking so many anti-depressants that they are ending up in fish brains.
Fishermen in Russia claim to have caught a mutant fish, that appears to have two mouths and a hooked tail. The strange animal has one mouth on its face and what looks like another one on its round neck.
Officials in north-east Mexico said small fish fell from the sky during a light rain shower.
AQUA, the showcase for the UK’s water gardening and aquatics trade, will be returning to the Telford International Centre on October 16-17, 2019.
Consumer advisor Which? has endorsed Nishikoi’s ClearWaters Treatment Against Blanket Weed as a best buy for blanketweed control.
A 70-million-year-old lobe-finned fish fossil could rewrite the story of how our ancestors evolved to live on land.
A total of 1,643 visitors attended the AQUA 2017 trade show at Telford International Centre, and were greeted by more than 100 exhibitors – the highest number of exhibitors ever.
A new species of crab has been found on an island off Taiwan.
Aquatic plants don’t always grow as they are supposed to, says JBL, due to the presence of bacteria that can denature minerals and nutrients around the roots.
BioPod scored a double victory at the AQUA 2017 New Product Awards when it won the Reptile category for its BioPod Terra and the Aquaria & Furniture category with the BioPod Aqua.
More than 100 exhibitors unveiled a wide array of products to visitors to AQUA 2017 on the opening day of the busy aquatics and water gardening trade show at Telford International Centre.
Contractors have found a leopard pleco fish, usually found in the Amazon Basin, in a Walsall canal.
JBL has brought out its answer to algae and high nitrate levels in tanks – a new biological filter material.
A video clip of a starfish walking along a beach has gone viral.
Marine Arts will be inviting visitors to think ‘outside of the tank’ at AQUA 2017.
Hawaii has effectively stopped the collecting of marine fish for the global ornamental trade.
Aquatics brand Fluval is harnessing the power of the internet to drive consumers to their local independent aquatic retailers using ‘bespoke geo-targeted Facebook campaigns’.
Final preparations are under way as the AQUA 2017 trade exhibition gets set to open its doors at Telford International Centre on Wednesday next week (October 18th).
AQUA 2017 will stage its biggest-ever aquatics and water gardening trade show with a record number of more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their products and services later this month.
A public aquarium has come to the rescue of a stranded giant Sunfish.
New Zealand marine scientists exploring the remote islands of the Southwest Pacific have discovered a new species of fish.
Prodibio is growing its Marine Aquarium Care range by launching Pure Ocean, which will be shown at AQUA 2017.
A scientist was stunned to find a new species of surgeonfish being sold at a fish market in the Philippines.
A spokesman said: “Written in an accessible and friendly style, helpful content will educate new fishkeepers and drive category trade-up for more experienced fishkeepers.”
Scientists have decoded the secrets behind a goldfish’s ability to survive in ice-covered lakes.
Hagen has launched a new complete marine set-up, the Fluval Sea Evo, with the aim of making the marine hobby ‘simple and affordable’.
German aquatics manufacturer Söll is launching the Organix fish food for marines and freshwater fish at AQUA 2017.
A garden centre has decided to close its aquatics section to make way for a new showroom selling garden furniture, BBQs and other outdoor living leisure products.
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association is launching a new range of member benefits at AQUA 2017, being held at the Telford International Centre next month.
The EU is considering banning the entire Channa (snakehead) genus and a further four aquatic plant species.
The Dutch king and queen have laid flowers at the opening of a memorial for the victims of the Malaysian Airlines’ victims shot down over Ukraine three years ago.
Tetra has launched a limited-edition 30-litre Minions’ themed aquarium to ‘welcome young children into the exciting world of fishkeeping’.
JBL has launched ProPond Summer, a ‘special summer food’ for koi.
French salt manufacturer  Aquarium Systems has expanded into the UK, opening a new warehouse and offices in Leicestershire on August 1.
A Dartmouth study of spearfishing on a Caribbean coral reef illustrates how understanding the process of fishing can help in developing management strategies  to address overfishing and coral  reef protection worldwide. The findings are published in PLOS ONE.
To mark World Orca Day, Born Free patron and former model and TV star Lady Victoria Hervey visited Westfield Stratford in London to support Born Free’s #TankFree campaign.
JBL is introducing two microscopes in partnership with microscope manufacturer Bresser for all aquarium and terrarium enthusiasts.
A UK public aquarium has responded to a European Commission call for aquariums to educate visitors on the reality of marine litter in a ‘World Aquariums against Marine Litter’ campaign.
Eheim has brought out the Eheim LEDcontrol, designed to control different lighting options to simulate nature’s colours and moods.
Jellymageddon is upon us – and we might be partly responsible, says a report in the New Scientist.
Live goldfish in tanks are the highlight of an Art Aquarium exhibition in Japan.
Aquadip Is launching an own-labelling service for its complete range of frozen fish food blister packs and a range of its dry fish food in pots.
Indonesia has been praised for an initial progress report on its conservation and management measures to protect the Banggai cardinalfish.
Fluval has added two new variants in white to its award-winning Fluval Flex aquarium range.
A Canadian city has banned an aquarium from bringing in new dolphins, whales and narwhals.
Tetra has expanded its range of aquariums for beginners with the Starter Line 30l.