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Xiphophorus couchianus Ostrava 2019

2020 seems to be a year of Xiphophorus couchianus

13.11.2020 - 11:07

This little fish is known to be extinct in the wild for more than 50 years. It is probably the most popular among the northern platyfish included in the Xiphophorus –...

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ÖVVÖ Conservation Projects

XNP project annual report – year 2

26.07.2020 - 12:22

The Xiphophorus – Northern Platyfish project has reached the end of its second year in March 2020. Since then, most of our activities have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic...

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ÖVVÖ Conservation Projects

Stock overview for 2019

10.02.2020 - 20:21

Moliwe River Project

The Moliwe River Project has really taken off in 2019. We were able to inspire many new project members for this project. Over 70...

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ÖVVÖ Conservation Projects

Inventory overview for 2019

10.02.2020 - 20:07

Chromidotilapiine Cichlid Conservation Project

Limbochromis Conservation Project, category A1

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Female Neoophorus regalis from the Río El Chivo (Photos: Isai Betancourt)

Annual report on the Allotoca-Mesa Central project

19.01.2020 - 16:31

Annual report on the...

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Mata Atlántica

Year-end report 2019 of the "Mata Atlántica" project

04.01.2020 - 12:25

Since Brazil's new president, Jair Messias Bolsonaro, took office on 1 January 2019, environmental protection is no longer seen as important for the Brazilian government. Hard times are dawning...

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Husbandry manual for northern platyfish

Husbandry manual for northern platyfish

21.12.2019 - 18:47

The Xiphophorus - Northern Platyfish project continues to grow and we get quite a lot of questions about northern platyfish and their requirements. We have prepared a document which...

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Mata Atlántica

Further project members wanted / Species in stock

18.12.2019 - 13:33

Further search for project participants

In the "Mata Atlántica" project we have been able to build up a good stock of one species in the last few months. We are therefore in the fortunate...

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Moliwe River Projekt

Report on Moliwe River project in the press

17.11.2019 - 09:59

The appeal on our website to find new members has had an effect. Thanks to the efforts of Márk Lizizcai and a very good cooperation between the Klimahaus Bremerhaven (Lina-Kristin Arnskötter),...

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Extinct in the Wild

IUCN classifies northern platyfish as extinct in the wild

25.09.2019 - 22:29

IUCN has recently published the last update of its Red List. Two species of northern platyfish have been listed as Extinct in the Wild: Xiphophorus couchianus and ...

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