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2012-07-02 21:57:35

Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising CO2 in the world’s oceans – thanks to their parents.

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2011-09-20 10:41:37

Captive breeding could transform the saltwater aquarium trade and save coral reefs.

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2011-06-01 09:55:33

Since the Industrial Revolution, over half of all the CO2 produced by burning fossil fuels has been absorbed by the ocean, making pH drop faster than any time in the last 650,000 years and resulting in ocean acidification.

2009-06-11 15:49:00

Aquatic experts at LiveAquaria.com capture spawning on film! RHINELANDER, Wis., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When looking for one of the rarest Clownfish in the world, Northern Wisconsin is probably the last place you'd expect to find a spawning pair.

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2009-03-25 09:53:01

A new study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences documents how larval dispersal connects marine fish populations in a network of marine protected areas – information that is critical for fisheries managers.

2008-10-09 06:00:27

By Matt Westcott Finding Nemo Disney on Ice MetroRadio Arena, Newcastle IF you?re as much a fan of the film Finding Nemo as my four-year- old and I are, then you are going to love this show, because, quite simply, it?s ?some-fin? special.

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2008-09-01 10:00:00

Sniffing its way through a vast ocean to find its home on the coral reef is a real life reality for the tiny, orange clownfish, better known as the fictional character Nemo in the famous Disney cartoon.

2008-08-28 18:29:40

How does the orange clownfish - aka Nemo from the movie "Finding Nemo" - really find its way home? It turns out the colorful saltwater fish can sniff for leaves that fall into the sea from rainforests growing on the islands near their coral reef homes. After clownfish hatch from their eggs, they spend 10 to 12 days in the open sea, likely carried out by prevailing currents.

2008-06-26 03:02:08

THE little fish that inspired the hit Disney movie Finding Nemo are facing extinction. A study has warned populations of tropical clownfish are shrinking.

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2005-07-26 18:50:56

A University of New England researcher is working to breed a tropical aquarium fish in captivity in an effort to take pressure off fragile ecosystems in Southeast Asia that are being damaged by unsustainable harvesting of exotic fish species.


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Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Amphiprion akindynos
2012-05-11 12:04:43

The Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) is native to the marine lagoons and reefs in the Western Pacific Ocean.  It lives at a depth of around eighty-two feet in temperatures fluctuating between fifty degrees Fahrenheit to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Its range includes northern New South Wales, the Loyalty Islands, Tonga, New Caledonia, Coral Sea, and the Great Barrier Reef. They are typically seen near or within the tentacles of their host anemones. They will inhabit anemones like...

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