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Sea Life Great Yarmouth has opened a new exhibition, Claws vs Jaws, featuring ‘several of the world’s most amazing crustaceans and Creatures of the Deep’.
Two aquatic trade bodies have joined forces to offer specialised training worldwide for the aquatics industry.
An aquatics retailer has made it on eBay’s millionaire list for achieving a million-pound turnover. 
West Sumatra says its ornamental freshwater and marine exports are growing with 150,000 fish going through its airport every year, mostly to Singapore. 
Tetra has launched a series of monthly podcasts aimed at educating and supporting fishkeepers from all levels of experience with bitesize content they can listen to on the go. 
Scientists have identified a newly named rariphotic zone, a layer of ocean between depths of 130 and 300m (400 and 1,000ft) off the coast of Curaçao in the Caribbean, which they say is teeming with previously unknown fish.
Scientists are urging the Australian authorities to review a decision to introduce Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) into its rivers to deal with the common carp. 
To the surprise of the scientists, populations of a South American guppy have been found in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, a volcanic island in the South Atlantic. 
Cosmetic surgery for Asian arowana is becoming a standard procedure in Singapore.
The coral bleaching events that have affected the Great Barrier Reef in recent years have taken their toll on the region’s fish population, according to a new study.
An aquatics retailer has spoken of his devastation when he discovered thieves had stolen around £6,000 worth of specialist products. 
Hawaii has ruled that all 130 recreational aquarium collection permits are now void, bringing the collection of marine ornamentals for the trade to a halt.
Aquatics retailer The WaterZoo has launched its new ecommerce website which is mobile friendly.
Waterlife has brought out a tonic salt that can be used in ponds.
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has joined forces with public health officials to produce guidance to help marine aquarium hobbyists who keep corals protect themselves against palytoxin poisoning.
JBL is giving 40 enthusiasts the chance to visit the koi breeders of Niigata in Japan as part of its next expedition.
Tetra has introduced two Cascade Globe aquariums, in Bordeaux (red) and white colours. 
Aquatics manufacturer Evolution Aqua has released the new Aquascaper Glass Pipework Sets. 
Ornamental fish are helping to provide nutrients for a vegetable grower in Australia’s New South Wales. Vegetable farmer Luke Tutt said: “The basis of our farm is the fish becoming the fertilising agents for our produce.”
Mexico hopes fish farming can help weaken the illegal market for the totoaba fish and help save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, of which less than 30 survive.
CIPS has announced it is running the China Aquascape competition at the Guangzhou pet and aquatics event in September.
The British Cichlid Association is holding its Spring Event in Solihull and is inviting retailers to take on a table for £15 to sell dry goods or fish.
Mars Fishcare is relaunching its API water treatments range, ensuring its products are safe for family pets, and says API is committed to the Mars Petcare mission of making ‘a better world for pets’.
A team from Maidenhead Aquatics has visited a marine conservation project in Indonesia, donating a number of marine water test kits.
 The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has responded to a Government consultation on tackling the enforcement of the EU Alien Invasive Species regulation in the UK and the penalties for those who flout the law.
A team of divers and scientists has discovered a population of what is thought to be the world’s rarest fish.
CITES has set up a Rural Communities Working Group to look at how communities can have a voice in its decisions, which can have such an effect on their livelihoods.
More than 60,000 people are expected to visit China’s Ornamental Fish Championship later this year.
A juvenile caiman has joined the Amazonian exhibit at Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay. 
Marine brand Aquaforest has released a new range aimed specifically at freshwater. 
Plans to ban the sale of Channa and three aquatic plant species across the whole of the UK have had a reprieve following a challenge by OATA to the EU.
AQUA 2019, the market-leading showcase for the UK’s water gardening and aquatics trade, will return to the Telford International Centre on October 16 and 17, 2019.
More than 1,000 fish have died in a tank at a popular Tokyo aquarium due to suspected oxygen deprivation. 
Tetra has expanded its Starter Line range with an 80-litres aquarium that comes as a complete set.
Tetra has launched its Phosphate Minus and pH/KH Minus solutions. 
EHEIM has launched its EHEIM skim marine 300 for marine aquariums up to 300 litres.  
Waterlife has relaunched its Ultramarine seasalt, which has been manufactured since the 1960s.
Scientists are a step closer to ending the deadly and destructive practice of illegal cyanide fishing, thanks to new research.
A spokesman said: “Are you looking for a new aquarium cover? The EHEIM variluxLED would be a good choice because of its many advantages: It is suitable for most standard tank sizes (not only EHEIM aquariums) and the integrated LED lighting is both economical and efficient. 
JBL has redesigned its ProCristal UV-C range, making the units shorter by 10cm so they can fit in any cabinet.
A Bill that could end Hawaii’s commercial collecting of marine fish for the ornamental trade is being heard by Hawaii’s Senate Land & Water Committee.  
Evolution Aqua is growing its eaReefPro range to five models with the release of the new 600mm cube aquarium and cabinet.
Following much confusion after the Fiji government announced on Facebook that it was banning the export of live rocks and corals from January 7, the country’s biggest coral and rock exporter has said that the ban has since been withdrawn.
Trade body the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has submitted a response to a governmental group on how catching live fish for the aquatics trade can help create a sustainable livelihood for fishermen.  
Aquatics brand Marina has developed two new kids aquariums where children can independently care for their own aquatic universe and inspire their imagination.
A goldfish who underwent seven operations for an eye tumour has died from an unrelated illness.
King British wants to educate fish keepers that specialist fish need specialist food, and has launched a consumer campaign, Fuel your Catfish Crew.
Nutrition specialist World Feeds has launched Vitalis Rift Lake Green Cichlid Flakes.
 eSHa has brought out a veterinary medicine for ornamental fishes.
Eheim has launched the aquaproLED complete professional tank sets for beginners comprising LED lighting, filter, heater and thermometer. 
 Staff at the Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre are celebrating the arrival of an endangered baby axolotl salamander. 
A Scottish aquatics shop owner has told how yobs poisoned a tank of marine fish in his shop worth more than £2,000.
A fossil containing what could be the world's oldest eye has been discovered.
Tetra has refreshed its pond range with a new packaging design, offering clear and modern labelling to help communicate product uses and benefits more easily for fishkeepers.
EHEIM has launched what is says is ‘an elegant aquarium combination with integrated LED lights’, the EHEIM proxima classicLED.
A diver from South Tyneside has turned his passion for marine life into a thriving aquatics business.
Singaporean ornamental fish exporter Qian Hu Corporation has recorded its strongest results with a S$142,000 (£79,400) net profit for its third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017. This was up from S$5,000 (£2,800) a year ago.
Marina has developed two new children’s glass aquariums which it says is perfect for a first aquarium where children can ‘independently care for their own aquatic universe and inspire their imagination’.
Tetra has sponsored the Kids Zone at the National Pet Show, held in Birmingham over the first weekend in November.
JBL has launched its JBL ProPond Autumn food, a food designed specifically for the autumn pond.
Eheim launched its LEDcontrol, which is designed to control the different lighting options required to ‘simulate nature’s colours and moods’.
It might be the world’s most unusual ‘sweet 16 party’ but staff at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre were determined to mark the 16th birthday of their African dwarf crocodiles in style.
Just for corydoras, Natures Grub has brought out Corydoras Sticks, a probiotic insect meal-based 2.5mm stick food for corydoras with an RRP of £3.99. 
Aqua One brought out the OakStyle 110 at AQUA 2017, an oak-effect aquarium set including LED lighting, filter, heater and cabinet.
A Hawaii court has upheld an earlier decision to ban the commercial collecting of marine fish for the ornamental trade.
The country’s only government-registered ornamental marine hatchery is now up and running and supplying the trade with a selection of clownfish, seahorses and peppermint shrimps.
Aquatics manufacturer Certikin International is to distribute the Bermuda pond product range next year. The ownership, marketing and promotion of Bermuda brand will remain with Evolution Aqua.
Aquatics and water gardening specialist OASE is being acquired by US private equity firm Argand Partners, with management acquiring a share in the company as part of the transaction. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed.
 
Scientists are a step closer to ending the deadly and destructive practice of illegal cyanide fishing, thanks to new research.
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.