Author Archives for Marcie Rivera

Naive Melody

April 5, 2019 1:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Naive Melody

Choosing to live a life as an explorer, taxonomist, or biologist is a deeply romantic path that one wouldn’t choose...

Wowee Malawi

March 29, 2019 12:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Wowee Malawi

We all know Lake Malawi is big, but wrapping our heads around its very real massiveness is a difficult task...

Your Tetra Well Spring

March 22, 2019 2:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Your Tetra Well Spring

Spring is upon us! The birds celebrate her return with festive song, as this Wednesday marked the

Old World Pie

March 15, 2019 2:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Old World Pie

March 14th may seem like any other day to most of us...

Break into Barbs!

March 8, 2019 5:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Break into Barbs!

What is a barb? A sharp, pointed projection, or a non-phylogenetic grouping of fork-tailed, energetic, and easy-to-care-for cyprinids?

Catfish Lover’s Delight

March 1, 2019 12:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Catfish Lover’s Delight

Ranking fourth in landmass, the South American continent has a ridiculously large number of biomes for its size.

The Road to Resilience

February 22, 2019 5:36 pm Published by Comments Off on The Road to Resilience

Resilience is a term used to describe the ability of an ecosystem to “bounce back” from perterbance...

You’re the Burmese Knees!

February 15, 2019 5:25 pm Published by Comments Off on You’re the Burmese Knees!

Happy Valentine’s weekend aquarists! We hope you’re stuffed full of heart-shaped candies in the candlelight with the smell of roses in the air, but what if...

The Far Out Far East

February 8, 2019 5:11 pm Published by Comments Off on The Far Out Far East

Friday fun quiz!: What region of the world is home to 5 major river systems and the oldest rainforest (70 million years!)?

Dam(n)ing the Mekong

February 1, 2019 4:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Dam(n)ing the Mekong

The longest river in the southeast Asia, the Mekong, is a major source of welfare for the people of Southeast Asia. In Laos alone...

Go Home Evolution, You’re Drunk

January 25, 2019 5:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Go Home Evolution, You’re Drunk

What is a meme? A viral internet phenomenon? An image with an appropriately comic phrase? A staple of millennial and social media culture?