UF/IFAS TAL Continues to Advance Aquaculture Protocols for Melanurus Wrasse, Halichoeres melanurus

Update: 21 February 2020 From UF/IFAS TAL PhD student Casey Murray: The Melanurus wrasse cohort is currently 139 dph and we settled collectively 78 individual wrasses from that single batch…

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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

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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Update on the Melanurus Wrasse, Halichoeres melanurus, and Yellow Wrasse, Halichoeres chrysus at UF/IFAS TAL

The University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory (TAL) is currently working with two species of wrasses; the Melanurus wrasse (Halichoeres melanurus) and the Yellow wrasse (H. chrysus). Three separate broodstock…

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