Our next meeting will take place August 17, 7:30 PM at Hoffer’s Tropical Life pet store.
Feature presentation by:
Dr. Paul V. Loiselle – The Cichlids of Jurassic Park
Dr. Paul V. Loiselle is an enthusiastic aquarist of 50 years’ experience. During the course of his career, Paul has had the opportunity to study cichlids and other fishes in Madagascar, West Africa, Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, Haiti, Mexico, Central America and the Peruvian Amazon. Emeritus Curator of Freshwater Fishes at the New York Aquarium, he is actively involved in conservation programs focused on the fishes of Madagascar. Paul is co-chair of the Association of Zoos and Aquarium’s Freshwater Fish Taxa Advisory Group and serves as a scientific adviser to the Lake Victoria Cichlid Species Survival Program and the Madagascar Faunal Interest Group. A founding member and Fellow of the American Cichlid Association, he is an internationally published author of numerous articles and such books on the care and breeding of ornamental fishes as The Cichlid Aquarium and The Fishkeeper’s Guide to African Cichlids.
The Cichlids of Jurrasic Park is an overview of the cichlid fauna of Madagascar. The presentation is part travel log, part husbandry tips and part conservation story. Come to the meeting and learn about this amazing group of cichlids that desperately need our help to ensure their long term existence.
Also at this meeting:
- BAP Submissions
- PAP drawings and door prizes
- Mini Auction of live fish and plants