Author Archives: Sam Borstein

Speaking at the GCCA Cichlid Classic May 23rd and 24th

I’ll be presenting two talks at the GCCA Cichlid Classic in Chicago May 23rd-24th. One will focus on broadscale evolutionary patterns in cichlids while the other will revolve around research my collaborators and I have done on the Nile perch … Continue reading

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Speaking at The Atlanta Area Aquarium Association Nov. 2nd

I will be speaking on my fieldwork with Costa Rican cichlids at the Atlanta Area Aquarium Association on November 2nd at 1:30 pm at the Fernbank Science center. Come check it out and learn a bit about  the biology and … Continue reading

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Speaking at Sacramento Aquarium Society Saturday 7/6/13

I will be presenting to the Sacramento Aquarium society this Saturday about keeping the smaller species of Central American cichlids in the captivity. The talk will discuss the ecology, husbandry, and evolutionary relationships of these fish. Talk will begin at … Continue reading

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Speaking 2 GCCA May 19, 2013: Keeping the Cichlids of Costa Rica

I will be speaking tomorrow at the Greater Chicago Cichlid Association meeting on the fishes of Costa Rica. The meeting begins at 6pm at the Double Tree in Downers Grove. Feel free to stop by and check out the talk. … Continue reading

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Heros notatus- The Spotted Severum

I recently was able to get a wild group of Heros notatus, the Spotted Severum, from Guyana. I’ve never kept a Heros species before, so I was quite excited to give this South American heroine cichlid a try. Heros notatus occurs in Brazil, French Guinea, … Continue reading

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Presentation at WCBSURC in San Diego April 20th

I will be speaking at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC for short, even though this is the longest acronym ever!) April 20th at Point Loma Nazerene University in San Diego. I will be discussing my research … Continue reading

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Speaking at California St. University, Sacramento Student Research Symposium Friday, March 1st

I will be giving a brief talk on my research on mouthbrooding in Tanganyikan cichlids this Friday, March 1st at the Sacramento State University Student Research Symposium. My talk will be at 1:45 in the California Room which is on … Continue reading

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