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Dr. Paul Loiselle

Dr. Paul V. Loiselle is an enthusiastic aquarist with 50 years of experience.  During the course of his career, Paul has had the opportunity to study cichlids and other fishes in Madagascar, West Africa, Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, Haiti, Mexico, Central America, and the Peruvian Amazon.  Emeritus Curator of Freshwater Fishes at the New York Aquarium, he is actively involved in conservation programs focused on the fishes of Madagascar.


Paul is co-chair of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Freshwater Fish Taxa Advisory Group and serves as a scientific adviser to the Lake Victoria Cichlid Species Survival Program and the Madagascar Faunal Interest Group. A founding member and Fellow of the American Cichlid Association, he is an internationally published author of numerous articles and such books on the care and breeding of ornamental fishes as The Cichlid Aquarium and The Fishkeeper’s Guide to African Cichlids.

Madagascar Cichlids Friday @ 10 am