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Aquarium species

There are many beautiful local species of seaweed and invertebrates that could be potentially sold for aquariums. Some species occur naturally attached to the aquaculture gear, while others would have to be cultured. Following is a very small sampling of such species.

Limpet Acmaea mitra

limpet
Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008

Heteropora bryozoan

Heteropora bryozoan
Approximately 10 cm in diameter. Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008

Sea star

starfish
Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008

Sea squirt Reef Boltena villosa


Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008

Red seaweed

red seaweed
Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008


Coral seaweed


Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008

Reef "rock"


Photo © Madelon Mottet 2008




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Contact information:
RAM Marine Station
333 9th Ave. W, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 2S6, Canada
Telephone/Fax 1-250-624-2097
email: madelon.mottet@gmail.com or Allen Johnson at abalone55@hotmail.com