Marine Breeding

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Captive-bred "Picasso" Percula Clownfish at ORA.


Helpful Resources

The Complete Illustrated Breeder's Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes

Once considered an impossible dream, the breeding of marine fish species by home aquarium hobbyists is becoming an enticing reality. As pressures mount to develop sustainable sources of aquacultured livestock for the aquarium hobby, reproduction mysteries of captive reef fishes are fast unraveling. The All-New & Complete Breeder's Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes is the first detailed guide to amateur marine fish breeding, and reveals the techniques and for successfully spawning and rearing more than 90 species marine fishes. Learn more...

Clownfishes: A Guide to Their Captive Care, Breeding & Natural History

Perhaps the most endearing of all reef creatures, the droll and exotically pigmented clownfish is a favorite of marine aquarists, divers, and amateur naturalists the world over.

Now, one of the pioneers in the captive breeding of clownfishes in home aquariums has written the first popular handbook on the husbandry of these fascinating marine species. Learn more...


Marine Ornamental Fish & Invertebrate Breeders

MOFIB is an international group of private and commerical aquarists, aquaculture/mariculture businesses and researchers, dedicated to increasing the production, variety, quality and availability of captive-bred marine fish and invertebrates by fostering innovation and advancement in the art and science of marine fish breeding and marine invertebrate breeding.

We believe by improving, growing, and centralizing the world's Marine Breeding Community, Saltwater Fish & Invert Breeding Information, and Captive Bred Fish & Invertebrate Marketplace, we foster Innovation, ultimately helping to preserve the wild reefs that currently provide the vast majority of life we keep in the marine / saltwater aquarium hobby. MOFIB