Links of Interest

Verified October 18, 2014

Updated February 23, 2019


These links are provided as a reference only. Any content is not necessarily endorsed by CAOAC.

Umbrella Organizations
Specialty Organizations
Non-CAOAC Clubs
Herpetological Societies
Aquariums, Museums, and Zoos
Magazines, Books, and Periodicals
General Information
Government and Regulatory Agencies
Laws, Regulatory Acts, and Proposals
Professional Organizations
Articles and News Releases

Umbrella Organizations
Our Sister Organization in America (FAAS)
Northeast Council of Aquarium Societies
Marine Aquarium Societies of North America
Associated Koi Clubs of America
Australian and New Guinea Fishes Association (ANGFA)

Specialty Organizations
American Cichlid Association
American Killifish Association
American Livebearer Association
Aquatic Gardeners Association
Bay Area Killifish Association
British Killifish Association
Desert Fishes Council
International Betta Congress (IBC)
International Fancy Guppy Association
International Killifish Association
Native Fish Conservancy
North American Native Fishes Association
San Francisco Bay Area Aquatic Plant Society

Non-CAOAC Aquarium Clubs (Canadian Clubs)
Association Régionale des Aquariophiles de Québec Inc.
Montreal Aquarium Society
Canada Koi Club of BC

Non-CAOAC Aquarium Clubs (American Clubs)                            
Atlanta Area Aquarium Association
Boston Aquarium Society
Brooklyn Aquarium Society
Bucks County Aquarium Society
Circle City Aquarium Club
Cleveland Aquarium Society
Columbus Area Fish Enthusiasts
Delaware County Aquarium Society
Greater Cincinnati Aquarium Society
Greater Portland Aquarium Society
Greater Seattle Aquarium Society
Honolulu Aquarium Society
Jersey Shore Aquarium Society
Las Vegas Marine Society
Long Island Aquarium Society
Lorain County Aquarium Society
Louisville Marine Aquarium Society
The Minnesota Aquarium Society
Missouri Aquarium Society, Inc.
North Jersey Aquarium Society
Norwalk Aquarium Society
Pacific Coast Cichlid Association
Potomac Valley Aquarium Society
Puget Sound Aquarium Society
Sacramento Aquarium Society
San Francisco Aquarium Society
Tampa Bay Aquarium Society
Texas Cichlid Association
Worcester Aquarium Society
Youngstown Area Tropical Fish Society
Atlanta Koi Club
Inland Koi Society
Koi and Water Garden Club of North Texas
Mid-Atlantic Koi Club
Northwest Koi and Goldfish Club
San Francisco Bay Area Koi Club
Southern Arizona Koi Association
Ventura County Koi Society


British Clubs
Corby And District Aquarist Society
Dunstable District Aquarists Society
Ilford and District Aquarist and Pondkeeper Society
British Koi-Keepers' Society
West Wales Koi Keepers

Australian Clubs
New South Wales Cichlid Society
Queensland Cichlid Group
South Australian Native Fish Association
Victorian Cichlid Society
Koi Society of Australia

Other Countries
Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society
Zen Nippon Airinkai

Plants (information) 
Aquatic Plants of Canada
Aqua Botanic
The Crypts Page
The Krib-Aquatic Plants
All about Fish Krill, Algae and more

Austin Pond Society
International Waterlily Association

Australian Capital Territory Herpetological Association
Australian Society of Herpetologists
Bay Area Amphibian and Reptile Society
California Turtle & Tortoise Club
East Texas Herpetological Society
Global Gecko Association
Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society
Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Page
North Bay Herpetological Society
Northern California Herpetological Society
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Southwestern Herpetological Society
Tucson Herpetological Society
Victorian Herpetological Society


Aquariums, Museums and Zoos
Acquario di Genova
Brooklyn Aquarium
Curacao Sea Aquarium
Deep Sea World
Florida Aquarium
Great Barrier Reef Aquarium
John G Shedd Aquarium
Institute of Marine Biology of Crete
Miami Museum of Science
Miami Seaquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore
New England Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Royal Ontario Museum
San Diego Zoo
Sea World/Busch Gardens
Sea World of California
Sea World of Florida
Sea World of Texas
Seattle Aquarium
Steinhart Aquarium
Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum
Tennessee Aquarium
Toba Aquarium in Japan
Toronto Zoo
US National Marine Sanctuaries
Vancouver Aquarium
Waikiki Aquarium
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Magazines and Books and Periodicals
Advanced Aquarist
Aqua Journal
Aquaculture Magazine
Aquapress Bleher
Aquarium Frontiers
Cichlid Press
Discus Brief
Pond Trade
Practical FishKeeping
Tropical Fish Hobbyist

National Animal Interest Alliance
Project Wild
United Nations Environment Programme
Wildlife Conservation Society
Ontario Invading species

Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network


General Information
Aquarticles - Articles about fish and aquariums
Aquatic Network
Audubon Institute
Canadian Aquaculture

How to properly clean an aquarium

Labyrinth Fishes

Corydoras World
Systematics of Southeast and East Asian Bagridae and related catfishes
Planet Catfish
Chad's Fish Page - The Fish Explorer

Randy's Fishroom

Cichlid Home Page
The Cichlid Room Companion
Cichlid Research Home Page
The Cichlid Center
Apistogramma page
Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa
Tropheus Basics

University of Oregon's zebrafish site
A Beginners Guide to Koi and Koi Ponds

Adrian Tappin's Home Page Magazine

Additional resources
Fish Index
Fish Information Service (FINS) Index
Pets Forum
Notable Professors at Top Research Universities

Articles about Koi Fish and Ponds

Government and Regulatory Agencies

Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Environmental Sites and Events
Natural Resources Canada
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ontario Species at Risk
Texas Natural History Collection
U.S.Fish & Wildlife Service

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Laws, Regulatory Acts, and Proposals
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Canada Wildlife Act
Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species (CITES)

Professional Organizations
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
American Zoo and Aquarium Association

Articles and News Releases
Chemical Compositions of the Worlds Major Rivers & Lakes
Decline of Lake Victoria's Fishery
From The Ecological X-Files: Proof That Aliens Are Destroying Endangered Species
Koi Ponds and Water Gardens

Next Day Koi - Latest Koi Blog Posts



the aquarium club

The Aquarium Adviser

Aquatic Technology - Reef & Saltwater Needs
Florida Tropical Fish Farm Association
Geothermal Aquacultural Research Foundation (GARF)
Kent Marine
Kingfish Services
Mail Order Pet Supplies
Seachem Laboratories


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