rising tide conservation

Captive Bred Potter’s Angelfish Proven Possible by Rising Tide

The Potter’s Angelfish is a gorgeous species of Centropyge which is endemic to the Hawaiian Island chain. While this fish is only collected in the Pacific Ocean, a recent captive breeding breakthrough may make this fish available from aquacultured sources in…

Rising Tide Updates Melanurus Wrasse Breeding Success

Pictured above are Halichoeres melanurus, captive-bred and shown here, fully settled and in juvenile coloration, at 36 days post hatch. Back in mid February, Kevin Barden, a member of the current Rising Tide Conservation program working at the Tropical Aquaculture…

Melanurus Wrasse Bred In Captivity

In a short updated published by Rising Tide Conservation last night, Kevin Barden laid claim to the first captive-breeding of the Melanurus Wrasse, Halicheores melanurus. This now brings the total of tropical wrasses bred in captivity to two (the first being…

Fisheye Aquaculture’s Captive-Bred Porkfish – Commercially Available

Captive breeding continues to grow in many ways, and one of the newest barometers of captive-breeding influence might be the amount of pelagic-spawning marine fishes becoming routinely commercially available. Fisheye’s Jonathan Foster really hits this point home, stating that here in the…

Reef Builders Prediction – Captive Bred Butterflyfish by the end of 2014!

It has been a long time coming, but just as we see aquaculturists banging hard on the door, demanding to be let in on the secrets of captive-bred Tangs, so too we see the captive-breeding barrier being approached from every…

Yellow tang ‘Breeding Barrier’ is under attack

It has been well over a decade since Yellow Tang breeding research began at the Oceanic Institute in Hawaii (OI), with many folks along the way making progress on tang breeding in general. When it comes to Yellow Tangs, the…