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Florida project breeds ‘Finding Dory’ fish in captivity

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Researchers at the University of Florida say fish like the animated character Dory may become easier to find for home aquariums. In a statement Tuesday, researchers at the University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory said they had successfully bred Pacific blue tangs in captivity for the first time. The blue species is the model for the forgetful fish featured in the films “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory.” Researchers say the breakthrough means that one day, home aquariums or marine life…

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Florida Aquarium enters into historic partnership with Cuban aquarium

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The Florida Aquarium has entered into an agreement with the National Aquarium of Cuba with coral conservation in mind. The two aquariums entered into a first of its kind Memorandum of Understanding to allow researchers from both groups to share coral reef findings. The partnership is the first agreement the National Aquarium of Cuba has ever entered into with any U.S. aquarium. According to the Florida Aquarium, coral reefs are not only some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on…

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