The Founding Members of the Coral Reef Aquarium Fisheries Campaign

Our Members

The Coral Reef Aquarium Fisheries Campaign is driven by these members who commit their talents and energy to coral reef aquarium fish conservation.

Founded by Dr. Paul Anderson, a fisheries biologist, aquaculturist, educator, and certified project manager, the Campaign's growth and direction is guided by Insight by Anderson, LLC, a Small Business Enterprise certified by the State of Connecticut and accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

RWU Professor Dr. Andy Rhyne collaborates with Campaign partners to measure genes and enzymes triggered in marine aquarium fish exposed to cyanide, and to develop an egg catalog to help aquarists identify and prioritize species of spawning fishes on exhibit for aquaculture production.

The University of Connecticut supports the faculty expertise offered by fisheries economist Dr. Bob Pomeroy, the expertise of its Foundation, and other resources towards the achievement of Campaign objectives.

The Campaign was borne out of Mystic Aquarium.  Today, Mystic's scientists collaborate with Campaign partners to measure genes and enzymes triggered in marine aquarium fish exposed to cyanide. Mystic also supports the Campaign's representation among the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

LINI conducts capacity building for Indonesian marine aquarium fisheries, the 2nd largest global fishery for the marine aquarium trade.  They teach techniques and best practices in fish collecting, transport, and aquaculture, while facilitating dialogues across the value chain--among fishers, traders, and exporters.

Something Fishy is a Rhode Island-based marine aquarium maintenance business, and nationally recognized as an industry leader.  They leverage their reputation to train others in the field best practices in fish husbandry and business management.

MASNA is the leading marine aquarium organization in the U.S., bringing stakeholders throughout the U.S. value chain together to advance the hobby together, sustainably.  MASNA provides a platform, venue, and voice for the Campaign to reach out to U.S. stakeholders to Upgrade the Value Chain.

Our Sponsors

The Coral Reef Aquarium Fisheries Campaign builds the capacity to achieve its goal thanks to our generous and committed sponsors.  You too can make a difference!  Click on the button at the bottom of this page.  Thank you for your support.