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Fish Cousin of the Week: Marine Mammals on the Beach

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | March 11, 2013
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Although this is off topic from aquarium fish, as a volunteer for the Marine Mammal Center, this is a current

Fish of the Week: Frogfish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | March 4, 2013
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Frogfish (family Antennariidae) This week features one of the oddest members of the fish family is the frog fish. From

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Amazing Fish of the Week: Betta Fish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | February 25, 2013
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Betta fish (Betta splendens) Also known as Siamese fighting fish, betta fish are a common pet fish. The males are

Fish of the Week: Koi

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | February 18, 2013
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Happy President’s Day! Our fish of the week is the koi. Koi (Cyprinus carpio) Koi, a member of the carp

Fish Cousin of the Week: Moon Jelly

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | February 8, 2013
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Moon jellies (Aurelia aurita) Off on another tangent today, we’re going to talk about a member of the invertebrates, the

Fish of the Week: Zebrafish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | February 1, 2013
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This week’s fish: Zebrafish (Danio reiro) Zebrafish are long, tiny (approx. 4 cm on average) aquarium fish that are making

Fish(es) of the Week: Clownfish & Blue Tang

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | January 24, 2013
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This week’s fish is actually a pair that you’ll recognize: the Clownfish and Blue Tang Clownfish (Amphiprion percula)   Blue

A triggerfish swimming in the ocean.

Fish of the Week: Triggerfish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | January 17, 2013
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This week’s fish of the week is the Triggerfish! There are over 40 species of triggerfish scattered throughout the global

A stunning lionfish gracefully swimming in the ocean.

Fish of the Week: Lionfish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | January 4, 2013
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This week’s fish of the week is the Lionfish! Lionfish (Pterois volitans) Lionfish are a popular aquarium fish, with their

Fish of the Week: The Goldfish

By Dr. Jessie Sanders, DVM, DABVP (Fish Practice) | December 29, 2012
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Goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus) Goldfish are one of the most popular home aquarium fish. The live in freshwater and have

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