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Growing Nemo: UF scientist to lead research into improved clownfish production

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October 11, 2022

Aquarium enthusiasts love clownfish, best known as the featured species in the movies “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory.” Recognizing their popularity – and some of the hurdles the industry currently faces-- a University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aquarium Fish, Clownfish, Finding Dory, Finding Nemo, Grant, Matt DiMaggio, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Nutrition, Production, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Few aquarium fish come from salt water; with research, that’s changing

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July 8, 2020

Tropical fish hobbyists are pretty serious about their pastime. So much so that it’s a $40 million-a-year industry in the United States. Most of the fish in home tanks come from fresh water. Only about 10% are raised in salt water, according ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aquariums, Blue Tang, Dory, Eric Cassiano, Freshwater, Matt DiMaggio, Ornamental Fish, Saltwater, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

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