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Science and research organisation Fera Science has begun construction work on a new aquatic laboratory testing facility in Sand Hutton, Yorkshire, which will provide a range of ecotoxicology test services.
Activities such as laying gas pipelines, trawling for fish, drilling for oil, and even burying internet cables in the deep sea are destroying marine ecosystems.
OASE Living Water has acquired the Söll Group, a leading German supplier of specialised water treatment products, water analysis and filtering technology, and premium fish food for consumer and commercial applications.
Due to EU legislation, JBL has decided to discontinue its production of JBL AlgoPond Direct.
Thousands of young fish have been released into North East rivers to give stocks a boost and encourage people to go fishing.
An increasing number of wealthy buyers in Asia have shown an interest in nishikigoi, pushing up the market for the luxury ornamental fish.
The Netherlands-based Aquadip has launched a range of koi and pond food products, which are also available as own-brand.
JBL TempProtect light was developed to protect terrarium animals from burns on hot lamps.
Rob Woods is a third-generation fishkeeper and has raised freshwater fish since childhood. He currently has a 150-gallon freshwater tank and has educated more than 250,000 people through his blog Fishkeeping World.
German aquatics manufacturer JBL recently held a shark workshop, which was warmly received.
Pioneering techniques will enable leading UK aquarium visitor attractions to breed their own tropical fish, following a new collaboration.
The Fish Health Inspectorate has said that recent imports have included a number of illegal ornamental aquatic species that cannot be kept or sold in the UK.
Government-funded projects to protect the world’s turtles and mangroves have been praised by the Environment Minister on World Wildlife Day on March 3.
Online aquatics retailer All Pond Solutions has launched its sister website, All Pet Solutions.
Scientists say some fish can recognise themselves in the mirror, the ability of which has used for decades as a gold standard measure of animal intelligence.
Japan has started inoculating aquarium fish against ‘scutica’, a parasitic insect found in marine rocksuckers.
Robotic sensor fish, as they’re known, have been measuring and collecting data on live fish for years.
More than 16,000 redfish will be released into south-west Florida waters in an effort to recover the thousands of animals killed by red tide, the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida said.
After years of research and development, NT Labs is bringing out its Marine Lab range.
The Freshwater Habitats Trust has created a guide on how to create a garden pond for wildlife.
The Sea Shepherd conservation group has taken steps to conserve New Zealand’s Māui dolphin by demanding that the Trump administration bans immediately all imports from New Zealand fisheries that are driving the Māui dolphin to extinction.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has brought out two larger clarifiers for bigger ponds.
CASCO PET has brought out a ‘quick and easy solution’ to maintain fish tanks and reduce fish mortality.
Aquatics firm Aquaja has set up a second company to focus on innovation and further development, Aquaja Innovations.
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association is starting to gather information on how pet shops and wholesalers have found the new licensing regime in England.
A rare ‘tsunami fish’ has reappeared off the California coast. The fish is believed to have migrated from Japan to the West Coast on debris that floated across the Pacific following the catastrophic 2011 tsunami.
JBL has brought out a new digital thermometer, the JBL Aquarium Thermometer DigiScan, which displays temperatures between 0 and 40 degrees Celsius.
Marine species will feature prominently in next year’s World Wildlife Day when they become the theme of the event for the first time ever.
JBL has stepped up its commitment to recycling and now presses its own paper and cardboard for recycling.
Scientists have found an extremely rare fish in the Rio Grande along the US-Mexico border.
Fluval has launched a new aquarium plant care supplement, Plant Gro Plus.
A microbiologist at JBL has succeeded in making JBL products with living bacteria frost-proof.
More than 200 volunteers flocked to the beach at Great Yarmouth on New Year’s Day for a beach clean-up, organised by Sea Life Great Yarmouth.
The Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens, has been formally recognised as Thailand’s national aquatic animal by the country’s National Identity Committee.
Following from hobbyists and specialist dealers, JBL has launched the JBL ProClean Bac, a ‘ready-to-use, immediate-effect’ bacterial concentrate.
The Environment Agency is asking the public to be vigilant and report any instances of floating pennywort, an invasive species, in rivers.
The Biaze Big Fish Campaign, which aims to draw attention to the plight facing big fish species in the aquatics hobby, has been relaunched.
King British has launched a consumer campaign, Give your fish the Royal Treatment, and is encouraging aquatic retailers to join in.
Eheim’s incpiria has won the bronze medal in the Innovation and Design category at the Animal Expo – Animalis Show in Paris.
The 2016 global coral bleaching event made some reef fish too weak to fight for food, researchers say, after seeing a major reduction in aggression between members of territorial, coral-eating species.
A North East entrepreneur is taking the hospitality sector to new levels by building slate ‘hotels’ for fish.
Hagen has introduced the Fluval Flex 123L, which comes with a mobile device-operated Aquasky LED.
Scientists have found the first evidence of plastic contamination in freshwater fish in the Amazon, highlighting the extent to which bags, bottles and other waste dumped in rivers is affecting the world’s wildlife.
Tetra has expanded its Starter Line range with a 105-litre aquarium which comes as a complete set with tips and set-up advice.
Wildlife officials in Utah, America, have released footage of how they restock their remote mountain lakes with fish – by dropping them out of aeroplanes.
Eheim has brought out a new ice preventer to stop pond surfaces from freezing over.
Fluval has launched a new aquarium cleaning product, ClearX, which ‘effectively traps and controls phosphate, nitrite and nitrate’.
Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre has picked up a regional gong in the first national attractions awards run by popular family leisure website Day Out With The Kids.
Marine species will feature prominently in next year’s World Wildlife Day when they become the theme of the event for the first time ever.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has launched its EHEIM thermocontrol, an electronically controlled version of the precision aquarium control heater EHEIM thermocontrol.