Male of Allotoca diazi

Allotoca-Mesa Central, Annual Report 2021

09.03.2022 - 17:04

  Section A: The development of membership since January 2020

  At the beginning of 2020, the Allotoca-Mesa Central project had fourteen...

husbandry manual

Update of Northern platyfish husbandry manual

27.02.2022 - 21:02

The husbandry manual produced by our project has been updated. New additions: more details about the disease control and optimal temperature + few more husbandry examples with photos from our...

Logos of Zoos

Another zoos/aquariums to keep northern platyfish

10.02.2022 - 18:33

During previous six months, another zoos or public aquariums have joined the Xiphophorus - Northern Platyfish project: Zoo Leipzig from Germany, Diergaarde Blijdorp (Zoo Rotterdam) from the...

ÖVVÖ Conservation Projekt

New website for the conservation projects of the ÖVVÖ

21.11.2021 - 18:59

The ÖVVÖ conservation breeding projects now have a multilingual website (https://www.conservation....

Xiphophorus Working Group founded

Xiphophorus Working Group founded

12.10.2021 - 12:07

Several participants of the ÖVVÖ Xiphophorus - Northern Platyfish project have participated in the foundation of new Xiphophorus Working Group in Ostrava Zoo on 1.-3.10.2021. This new initiative...

Tierpark Berlin

Tierpark Berlin joins the XNP project

19.04.2021 - 13:31

Tierpark Berlin is a new partner of the Xiphophorus – Northern Platyfish project. We are happy that yet another zoo would like to help save our little grey fish! 40 young Xiphophorus couchianus...

Xiphophorus – Northern Platyfish

XNP project annual report – year 3

06.03.2021 - 21:05

Let's summarize the 3rd year of the Xiphophorus – Northern Platyfish Project: Covid-19 has affected our lives and of course our project activities. Most of...

Xiphophorus couchianus Ostrava 2019

2020 seems to be a year of Xiphophorus couchianus

13.11.2020 - 11:07

This little fish is known to be extinct in the wild for more than 50 years. It is probably the most popular among the northern platyfish included in the Xiphophorus –...

ÖVVÖ Conservation Projects

XNP project annual report – year 2

26.07.2020 - 12:22

The Xiphophorus – Northern Platyfish project has reached the end of its second year in March 2020. Since then, most of our activities have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic...

ÖVVÖ Conservation Projects

Stock overview for 2019

10.02.2020 - 20:21

Moliwe River Project

The Moliwe River Project has really taken off in 2019. We were able to inspire many new project members for this project. Over 70...