Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Aquarium researchers quoted in the 'New York Times'

Home saltwater aquariums are a booming industry. While they may foster an increased appreciation for our oceans, marine biologists -- including two New England Aquarium experts -- are voicing some concerns in an article in today's New York Times. Click to read more on the controversy over the question: Are Aquariums Getting Too Lifelike?

Photo: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Curious about ornamental invertebrate fisheries? Expand your understanding of this topical issue. Register to hear "Crawling to Collapse: Ecologically Unsound Ornamental Invertebrate Fisheries" on June 1 at 7 p.m. Andrew Rhyne, PhD, research scientist at the Aquarium and an assistant professor at Roger Williams University, is speaking at the Aquarium's Lecture Series, sponsored by the Lowell Institute.

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