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Can aquarists and scientists collectively form a better scientific community?

The reason I started this blog is two-fold. First, there are a lot of aquarists who care for minnows, suckers, and loaches. When I say alot, I mean A LOT. It is highly likely that many of these aquarists have … Continue reading

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Part II: What are Cypriniforms and why does anyone care?

Welcome to the Part II of “my first blog post!” Part I┬áprovided insight into what a Cypriniform is and the distribution of┬áspecies across families. Part II will focus more on what these fish look like – i.e., what makes a … Continue reading

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PART I: What are Cypriniforms and why does anyone care?

Minnows, carps, loaches, and their relatives – known as Cypriniforms – are an exceptionally diverse group of fishes (4,182 currently valid species according to the Catalog of Fishes) that come in a wide range of sizes, shapes, and colors . … Continue reading

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