The three habitats of the Cyprus Killifish | Anthropogenic threats

A farmer caught illegally uprooting a road to channel run-off into Akrotiri Lake in 2016

The Cyprus Killifish is now known from three localities on Cyprus island. The research of our team members and their associated institutions has highlighted various different impacts on the respective habitats of these three populations since 2008 and ten years later can quantify and illustrate ongoing issues and important areas of concern where alternative approaches […]

Charity team discovers new Killifish population in Cyprus!

This year we made a huge milestone achievement and had our very first scientific article published in an academic journal. It not only contributed something significant to ecological research, but allowed us to highlight some important conservation issues for a global audience. Two and a half years after the discovery of the third population of […]

The Cyprus Killifish | 2017-2018 Update | Genetics

In late 2017 the Freshwater Life Project team headed to Cyprus  field research trip to Cyprus Cypriot Killifish project, team members visited all three known localities of the species to collect and preserve samples for genetic analysis; we also used this opportunity to monitor make observations on the status of each habitat Determining and understanding […]

Workshop: Live Biotope Aquarium Demonstration with Chris Englezou

Location:  The Fish Barn, Furlong Farm, Rusper Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0LN Time: Doors open at 10am Fee:  FREE Information:  As part of The Fish Barns “Discus Day” Chris Englezou has been invited to do a live demonstration of how to set up a discus fish biotope aquarium based on a specific habitat in […]

Lecture: Pterophyllum altum & the other Angelfishes

Location:  Moulton Village Hall, Moulton, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 8SP Time: Doors open at 9am Fee:  £5 (includes free membership to EACG) Information: A one hour lecture on Chris Englezou’s experiences going back to the type locality of the true Pterophyllum altum along the rich, clear blackwaters of the Rio Atabapo on the border of Colombia […]

Lecture: Ichthyofauna of the Rio Jandiatuba

Location:  Moulton Village Hall, Moulton, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 8SP Time: Doors open at 9am Fee:  £5 (includes free membership to EACG) Information: In this one hour talk Chris Englezou will share his experiences navigating the wild and untouched jungles along the Rio Jandiatuba, an extremely undulating whitewater tributary of the Amazon in Western Brasil. […]