BANDED BUTTERFLYFISH, CHAETODON STRIATUS | UF/IFAS IRREC

©Twilight Zone Expedition Team 2007, NOAA-OER Family: Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes) Genus: Chaetodon Common names: Banded Butterflyfish, Banded Mariposa, Butterbum, Portuguese Butterfly Aquaculture History In 2019, the first successful aquaculture of the banded butterflyfish,…

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First Successful Aquaculture of the Banded Butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus, Achieved by UF/IFAS IRREC!

The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, with Rising Tide Conservation, is pleased to announce the successful aquaculture of the banded butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus!This success was achieved by the…

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UF/IFAS TAL Looks to Algae to Reduce First Larval Feeding Bottleneck

UF/IFAS TAL Looks to Algae to Reduce First Larval Feeding Bottleneck

Treatments from current experiments examining the effect of adding algae to reduce first larval feeding bottleneck. Three species of algae are being tested (Pictured from left to right; Tetraselmis chuii,…

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UF/IFAS TAL Successfully Closes the Pacific Blue Tang, Paracanthurus hepatus, Life Cycle!

Exciting news from the Rising Tide Conservation supported Tropical Aquaculture Lab at UF/IFAS! From the researchers: "Closing the life cycle of any marine ornamental species is cause for celebration, but when…

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LiveAquaria Donates Radiant wrasse, Halichoeres iridis, to UF/IFAS TAL

Over the past year, the UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory acquired nine Radiant wrasses, Halichoeres iridis, through several generous donations from Rising Tide Conservation stakeholder LiveAquaria.com. The wrasses now reside in three harems of…

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UF/IFAS IRREC Successfully Aquacultures the Cuban Hogfish, Bodianus pulchellus!

University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center, with Rising Tide Conservation, is pleased to announce the successful aquaculture of the Cuban hogfish, Bodianus pulchellus! Cuban hogfish, Bodianus pulchellus…

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