Mark Denaro will talk about collecting Freshwater and Marine Native Fish throughout the Eastern US. Included are PA, NJ, NY, NC and TN.

Date: March 1st, 2018

    Mark Denaro has been keeping freshwater aquariums since    1970 and marine aquariums since 1976. Mark has been    keeping planted and biotope aquariums since the mid-70s     and was keeping reef aquariums before that term was coined.    He has bred well over 200 species of freshwater fish and    propagated over 150 species of aquatic plants. He has     spawned 10 species of marine fish and propagated over 40    species of marine invertebrates. Mark is a coauthor of Adventurous Aquarist Guide to the 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species, published by Microcosm, Ltd. in September of 2014. He has written articles for several national and international magazines and wrote the recurring column 'Into the Labyrinth' for "Tropical Fish Hobbyist" magazine. He currently writes feature articles for TFH. Mark has been involved in the organized hobby since 1984. He is a past president of the International Betta Congress, the Indianapolis Aquarium Society and the Bucks County Aquarium Society. He is a founding member and the inaugural president of the American Labyrinth Fish Association. He is a well-known speaker and judge and has lectured to more than 50 aquarium societies in 20 states plus Canada and Bermuda and spoken at numerous regional and national conventions.