Cry for Help for Migratory Fish from New Zealand to Hawaii

May 20th, 2014 — 12:57am

As previously covered here on SF, on May 24th 2014, local community events will be taking place at 250 locations worldwide to celebrate the first World Fish Migration Day.

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SF Spring Break – see you in 10 days!!

April 19th, 2013 — 4:48pm

There won’t be any news, articles or species updates for the next 10 days or so since we’re off on a field trip to central Turkey to look for some of the endemic freshwater fishes and other creatures to be found there!

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We’re back!!!

February 23rd, 2013 — 9:59am

The site should now be working as normal, and please accept our apologies for the extended and unplanned downtime this week. We’ll be offline again for an hour or two from around 1600 GMT today as there are still a couple of things that need fixing but everything should be back to normal after that. […]

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Restructuring of SF forum

February 7th, 2013 — 8:20am

The SF forum has undergone a minor reshuffle, with the idea being to makes things a little clearer since there was some ongoing confusion between the ‘Beginners’ and ‘Fishkeeping and Aquaria’ sections. What we now have is a ‘Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes’ forum for all fish-related discussion and another entitled ‘My Aquaria’ for set-up, […]

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When ‘But I meant well’ proves to be the opposite of ‘All is well’

January 21st, 2013 — 11:38am

This is the “Foreword” to a planned series of short articles which are going to deal with different aspects of setting up and maintaining an aquarium.

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Facebook users – we need your help – please read!

November 30th, 2012 — 10:08am

Facebook is trying to force pages such as ours to pay to advertise every post we make (they’re calling these ‘promoted posts’), and because we haven’t done so, only a randomly-selected 15% of our fans are currently receiving our posts. If you want to continue to receive posts from SF on Facebook, please do the […]

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We want your questions for Dr. Michael K. Oliver!

October 31st, 2012 — 4:15pm

We’re going to be running a series of interviews with famous icthyologists and well-known figures from the aquarium world over the coming months, and we want you to ask the questions! Our first victi…errr…interviewee is Malawi cichlid expert Dr. Michael K. Oliver, who recently described a new species, Hemitaeniochromis brachyrhynchus, from the lake which is intriguing in […]

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A Request for Cake

October 11th, 2012 — 1:25pm

Although we didn’t say much about it at the time, this new version of the SF website was launched to more-or-less coincide with our fifth birthday. Over that not-inconsiderable period the majority of our efforts have been aimed at improving our species database to include information, and indeed species, that don’t tend to be covered […]

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Join Delta Force!

October 11th, 2012 — 9:29am

Spanish conservation group ‘Sociedad de Estudios Ictiológicos’ (SEI) will be releasing thousands of highly-endangered native killifish known locally as ‘fartet’ into a natural lagoon within the Delta del Llobregat natural park, Barcelona on Sunday 28th October, and anyone in the area that day is invited to join them, help liberate the fish, and learn a […]

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SF Summer Break!

August 20th, 2012 — 9:46am

One of us is getting married and the other is lazy hugely attractive so there’ll be no updates to the website for a week or two. Apologies for the inconvenience folks and see you soon!!!

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