Blind Cavefish for sale in Patterson, CA - Aquarium Fish Finder

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Besides the blind Mexican cavefish, few blind fish are available. Some of the blind eels may be sold online in the summer months when the water of the Congo River is low and fishermen can trap some of them for export. Certainly, blind fish are intriguing fish well worth some space in the aquarium. Aquarists should be aware of conservation issues and remember that most species are threatened with extinction and should not be for sale in aquarium stores under normal circumstances. Maybe in the future we will see some captive-raised specimens of some of the most interesting species, such as the blind bristlenose catfish (Ancistrus formoso) from Brazil, the large-finned Cryptotora thamicola loach from Thailand or the strange livebearing cave brotula (Typhliasina pearsei) from Mexico. FAMA
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A low reproduction rate and a confined habitat make the Ozark cavefish vulnerable to even casual collecting. There are several documented instances of scientific collectors taking large numbers of Ozark cavefish. A scientific collection in the 1930s from one Arkansas cave may be responsible for reducing that population to a very low level. Pet stores often display blind cavefish (possibly Ozarks) for sale to aquarists. Another threat to the cavefish is disturbance caused by groups of amateur spelunkers. Protection of cavefish requires that human disturbance be kept to a minimum. The populations in caves where cavefish were once known to occur disappeared when the caves were opened to spelunkers. Blind Cavefish for sale in Lipan, TX - Aquarium Fish Finder
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