Issue #687 June 2013
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About the Cover
Killifish are often difficult to find in the hobby. They come from far-flung locations, and many have short life spans and challenging breeding habits, but their beauty makes all the effort to find, keep, and breed them worthwhile to dedicated hobbyists. This month we feature several articles on finding, keeping, and breeding these tiny gems in celebration of this year’s 52nd annual American Killifish Association convention.
Photograph by Hristo Hristov.
Tip of the Month:
That mudskippers, those amphibious gobies that scurry around on the shore and climb mangrove roots to get insects, cannot breathe air? They carry water in a pouch around their gills, keeping those organs wet, so they can continue to extract oxygen---sort of "wet-dry gills"!