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2011-04-23 00:00:30

Salty Supply Inc, an industry leader in quality marine aquarium supplies is now a leading supplier of many major marine aquarium products. Maitland, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 Salty Supply Inc, an industry leader in quality marine aquarium supplies is now a leading supplier of many major marine aquarium products. "We currently supply the world with the most technologically advanced aquarium equipment around. And we do it with superior personal service you won't find at major competitors."...

2011-04-01 06:24:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Aquarium is proud to announce the debut of the much-anticipated AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery and show on Saturday, April 2. Dedicated to inspiring memorable connections between humans and dolphins, AT&T Dolphin Tales strives to create a greater understanding of these magnificent animals and to develop a lasting legacy for the conservation of dolphins and other marine mammals. "The new gallery and show is an important addition and...

2011-03-31 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), and Georgia Aquarium today unveiled a custom designed aircraft celebrating their long partnership. The Boeing 737-700 aircraft, named Dolphin 1, is uniquely adorned with dolphins and an aquatic theme to celebrate the airline's partnership with the world's largest aquarium while highlighting the facility's newest attraction, the AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery and theater. (Photo:...

2011-03-12 00:00:28

Aquarium Forums dedicated to an aquatic hobby have been launched at ardb.com, a site that covers freshwater and saltwater fish care and includes a variety of articles on tropical fish and aquariums. Daly City, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Aquarium forums available at ardb.com provide a new way to connect for aquarium enthusiasts. The site has an abundance of information on tropical fish care, freshwater and saltwater fish. Whether the visitors to the site are just a beginner and getting...

2011-02-09 08:49:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) today announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) board voted to approve a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Federal Realty and the MBTA -- another significant milestone in Massachusetts' largest development project. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050907/DCW070LOGO ) The approved agreement which received unanimous support from the board outlines the...

2010-12-20 07:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with more than 3,600 individualized letters from Aquarium of the Bay visitors, calling for international bans on shark finning, Sherman's Lagoon creator Jim Toomey will deliver the letters to NOAA Assistant Administrator for Fisheries Eric Schwaab in Washington, DC this Tuesday. Following the delivery, Schwaab will discuss the efforts that NOAA is leading to conserve sharks. "Promoting awareness of shark conservation is not an easy task....

2010-12-03 13:32:00

NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Institute today announced that it has appointed Steven Machtinger to Chair of its Board of Directors. Machtinger has served on The Bay Institute's Board for more than five years and is also Chair of the Board for The Bay Institute Aquarium Foundation, the governing body for affiliate Aquarium of the Bay. "Steve demonstrates true commitment to The Bay Institute's mission and played an instrumental role in creating and sealing its new...

2010-11-10 10:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising global awareness for shark conservation, Aquarium of the Bay collected and is sending more than 3,600 individualized letters to the National Marine Fisheries Service, urging international bans on shark finning, which kills an estimated 100 million sharks each year. The letters, many embellished with hand-drawn artwork, were gathered in the Aquarium's special Sherman's Lagoon: Finning Isn't Funny exhibit. "We're pleased that so many...

2010-10-12 08:45:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Global Pump Solutions business unit has received an order to supply in excess of three hundred (300) corrosion resistant fiberglass centrifugal pumps for a marine life park at a world class casino resort complex in the heart of Southeast Asia. The combination of horizontal and vertical pumps will be shipped beginning...

2010-09-01 10:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking its commitment to inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards to record-setting levels, Aquarium of the Bay today announced that 16,552 Bay Area students, teachers and chaperones benefited from its free education programs during the 2009/2010 school year. The number marks a 21% increase from the previous year and a 44% increase since 2005. Beginning today, teachers can register for educational programs online at...


Latest Aquarium Reference Libraries

Chinese Fire Belly Newt, Cynops orientalis
2013-10-07 13:41:26

The Chinese Fire Belly Newt (Cynops orientalis) is a small black newt measuring about 2.2 to 4 inches. It has bright orange aposematic coloration on the ventral sides. C. orientalis is commonly seen in pet stores where it is frequently confused with the Japanese Fire Belly Newt (C. pyrrhogaster) because of similarities in size and in coloration. It typically exhibits smoother skin and a rounder tail than the C. pyrrhogaster, and has less obvious parotoid glands. They are mildly poisonous...

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

Queen Triggerfish, Balistes vetula
2009-07-04 15:54:13

The Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula) is a reef dwelling fish that which resides in the Atlantic Ocean. This fish is sometimes kept in marine aquariums or caught as a gamefish. This fish is rather large and may grow to be about 24 inches. It is usually brown with blue lines on its head and fins. Due to its size and aggressive nature, the Queen Triggerfish is not the best choice for a marine aquarium. However, if provided its proper environment this fish may be an exuberant fish. Five...

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2007-04-13 19:44:35

The Bala shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus, also known as the tricolor shark, silver shark, or shark minnow, is a schooling community fish of family Cyprinidae and the sole member of the genus Balantiocheilos. This species is not a true shark, but is commonly called a "shark" because of its torpedo-shaped body and large fins. Native Habitat The Bala shark's native habitats include streams and rivers in Southeast Asia (Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, etc.) Aquarium Care...

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2007-04-13 19:36:10

The Harlequin Rasbora is a small fish belonging to the Family Cyprinidae, subfamily Rasborinae, which was originally given the scientific name of Rasbora heteromorpha. The specific name heteromorpha, translating from the Greek as "differently shaped", alludes to the fact that the body shape of this species differs from that of other members of the genus Rasbora. As a consequence of this and assorted other factors (including the difference in breeding technique), the fish was assigned to a...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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