Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 – General Meeting 7:00PM
Speaker: Martin Moe
Martin A. Moe, Jr. (Skip) has been a marine aquarist since 1965 and a freshwater aquarist before that.He holds a master’s degree from the University of South Florida and was a fishery biologist and ichthyologist with the Florida State Marine Research Laboratory in the 1960s.
He has authored many scientific papers, popular articles, and books on marine aquarium technology and marine biology. His basic book, The Marine Aquarium Handbook: Beginner to Breeder, has been a primary reference for new marine aquarists since it was first published in April of 1982 and is bestselling saltwater aquarium book of all time, selling more than 250,000 copies!!!!
His present research is on developing the techniques for culturing the keystone herbivore of the Atlantic coral reefs, the the long-spined sea urchin, Diadema antillarum, a species essential for ecological restoration of Atlantic coral reefs, and recently, Tripneustes ventricosus, the West Indian sea egg, a commercially valuable sea urchin in the Caribbean.
Next Event: Saturday, May 21, 2016 – FMAS Annual Frag Swap