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Sale of invasive aquatic plants to be banned in UK

January 30th, 2013 — 10:47am

Myriophyllum aquaticum, better known as Parrot’s feather, will no longer be legally available in the UK from April 2014. © André Karwath

The sale of five invasive, non-native aquatic plant species is to be banned in the UK in order to protect wildlife and save money, the government has announced. Continue reading »

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New pleco from the rio Paraná

January 24th, 2013 — 11:02am

© Martins et al.

A new loricariid catfish from the upper rio Paraná basin, Brazil has been described. Continue reading »

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

January 21st, 2013 — 11:38am

© Jérôme Picard

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. Continue reading »

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2 new cichlids from Lake Victoria

January 16th, 2013 — 9:07am

© Damiano Luchetti

Two new, closely-related species of zooplanktivorous haplochromine cichlid from southern Lake Victoria, Tanzania have been described in the journal ‘Zookeys’.

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