Loiselle, Ph.D., Paul V.

Dr. Paul V. Loiselle is an enthusiastic aquarist of over 50 years' experience.  During the course of his career, Paul has had the opportunity to study cichlids in Madagascar, West Africa,  Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, Haiti, Mexico, Central America and the Peruvian Amazon. 

Emeritus Curator of Freshwater Fishes at the New York Aquarium and a Senior Conservationist of the Wildlife Conservation Society, he is actively involved in conservation programs focused on the fishes of Madagascar.  Paul is a Scientific Advisor to the Association of Zoos and Aquarium's Freshwater Fish Taxa Advisory Group and Lake Victoria Cichlid Species Survival Program and serves in a similar capacity to the Madagascar Faunal Interest Group. 

A  founding member and Fellow of the American Cichlid Association and a life Member of both the Association France Cichlide and  the North Jersey Aquarium Society, he is an internationally published author of numerous articles on the care and breeding of ornamental fishes and such books as The Cichlid Aquarium, Your Garden Pond and The Fishkeeper's Guide to African Cichlids.

Programs:

  • What - if Anything - is a Barb?
  • Aquarists and Conservation
  • New Developments in New World Cichlid Nomenclature
  • What Exactly is a Barb?
  • Dwarf Cichlids
  • Conservation
  • Cichlid Basics 101
  • Fish of Madagascar
  • Update on Madagascar
  • Barbs and Rasboras
  • Collecting in Madagascar
  • New Developments in New World Cichid Nomenclature
  • Central American Compact Cichlid
Speaker Type: 
Club
Convention
Speaker Topics: 
Africa, General
Characins and other characiformes
Cichlids, Dwarf
CIchlids, General
Cichlids, New World (South / Central America)
Collecting & Travel
Conservation
Cyprinids
Freshwater species, general
Other Fish Species
Private Listing?: 
Yes

Past Speaking Events

Event Name Date
NJAS Meeting Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 12:30
NAS Meeting Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 20:00
JSAS Meeting Monday, September 11, 2017 - 19:30
NJAS Meeting Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 20:30
NJAS Meeting Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 20:30
NJAS Meeting Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 20:30
TFCB Meeting Friday, November 13, 2015 - 20:30
CCY Birthday Bash Meeting Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 14:00
TFSRI Meeting Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 20:30
BAS Meeting Monday, June 16, 2014 - 20:30
NECA Meeting Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 20:30
JSAS Meeting Monday, June 9, 2014 - 20:30
NJAS Meeting Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 20:30
NJAS Meeting Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 20:30
ACLC 40th Anniversary Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 09:00 to Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 18:30
NJAS 60th Diamond Jubilee Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 09:00 to Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 01:15
NEC 2016 Convention - "60th Anniversary of the NEC" Friday, April 8, 2016 - 09:00 to Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 01:30