Change in Brazilian ornamental fish exportation

Map of Amazon River basin in Brazil. Image from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_basin.

Effective May 1, the Brazilian government modified the rules governing native fish exports for the aquarium trade. The implication is that aquarists may now be able to more easily acquire some species. It also suggests some species that were previously not exportable may now be. What impact this will have on cichlid exports, if at all, is unclear.

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