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Master's Thesis

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Awards

MASNA Award 2008

Awarded to the person who is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the marine aquarium hobby by the Marine Aquarium Society of North America. This person is selected by marine aquarium hobbyists around the world.

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Books

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  • Delbeek, J.C. and J. Sprung. 1994.The Reef Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates. Vol. 1: Stony Corals and Tridacna Clams. 560 pp. Ricordea Publ., Coconut Grove, FL, USA. 33133.

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  • Delbeek, J.C. and J. Sprung 1997.The Reef Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates. Vol. 2: Soft Corals, Corallimorpharians, Gorgonians, Sea Anemones and Zoanthids. Ricordea Publ., Coconut Grove, FL, USA. 33133.

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  • Delbeek, J.C. and J. Sprung. 2005. The Reef Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates. Vol.3: Science, Art and Technology. 680 pp. Ricordea Publ., Coconut Grove, FL, USA, 33133.

Forewords

Fatherree, J.W. 2006. Giant Clams in the Sea and in the Aquarium. Liquid Medium Publications, Tampa FL, USA.

Vargas, T. 2011. The Coral Reef Aquarium: From Inception to Completion. Ricordea Publ., Coconut Grove, FL, USA, 33133.

Wickham, M. 1999. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saltwater Aquariums. Alpha Books, MacMillan Co., NY, NY


M.Sc. Thesis

A study of food niche overlap in four sympatric species of stickleback
(Gasterosteidae) from brackishwater habitats in the Quoddy region of New Brunswick.
(defended January, 1986)


Conferences, Workshops and Club Presentations

  • Aquatic Experience, Chicago, IL November 2015
  • Marine Aquarists Roundtable of Sacramento, March 2015.
  • Aquatic Experience, Chicago, IL November 2014.
  • Aquality Symposium, Nassau, The Bahamas, October 2014.
  • Aquarium Science Class, Central Campus Highschool – Diving the World, April 2014.
  • Greater Iowa Reef Society, Frag Fest, April 2014.
  • Aquatic Experience, Chicago, IL November 2013.
  • SECORE Workshop Guam - Role of Public Aquariums in Coral Conservation, July 2013.
  • 2013 Regional Aquatics Workshop, Atlanta, GA, April 2013.
  • Capital City Coral Corral, Austin , TX, April 2013.
  • Midwest Marine Conference, Blooming Hills, MI, November, 2011.
  • American Veterniany Medical Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA, June, 2011.
  • Northern Valley Marine Aquarium Society, Salida, CA, USA, April 2011
  • Marine Aquarium Society of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, April 2011
  • NextWave 2011, Dallas, TX, USA, February 2011
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XXII, Orlando, FL, USA, September, 2010
  • Omaha Marine Aquarium Society, Omaha, NE, June 2010.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, NE, USA, June 2010.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XXI, Atlantic City, NJ, USA, September, 2009.
  • Bay Area Reefs, Hayward, CA, USA, April, 2009.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XX, Atlanta, GA, USA, September, 2008.
  • Marine Aquarists Roundtable of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, USA, August, 2008.
  • Earth Day Celebrations, Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu, HI, USA, April, 2008.
  • Global Marine Assessment Workshop: Indo-Pacific Corals, Anilao, The Philippines, July, 2007.
  • Marine Aquarists Roundtable of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, USA, June, 2007.
  • 1st International Coral Husbandry Symposium, Arnhem, The Netherlands, April, 2007. Three presentations and session chair.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XVIII, Houston, TX, USA, September, 2006.
  • American Veterniany Medical Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, USA, June, 2006.
  • NBBZ Annual Zeewaterdag, Woudenberg, The Netherlands, October, 2005.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XVII, Washington D.C., USA, September, 2005.
  • Institute of Marine Science, Burapha University, Bangsaen, Thailand, February, 2005.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XVI, Boston, MA, USA, September, 2004.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL, USA, May 2004.
  • Big Al’s Aquarium Services, Coquitlam, BC, Canada, April 2004.
  • Seattle Aquarium Society, Seattle, WA, April 2004.
  • Marine Ornamentals ’04, Presentation, A History of the Coral Propagation Program at the Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu, HI, March 2004, also served as session chair.
  • Guest Speaker, Third Biannual Regional Cross-Training and Planning Meeting for the Bridging Gaps project, IFAFS/Small Farms program, Majuro, Marshall Islands, January, 2003.
  • Orange County Marine Aquarium Society, Orange County, CA, USA, June, 2002.
  • Los Angeles Marine Aquarium Society, Los Angeles, CA, USA, June, 2002.
  • San Francisco Aquarium Society, San Francisco, CA, USA, June, 2002.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America XIII, Baltimore, MD, USA, August, 2001.
  • Presentation to Recif France, Journées Internationales 2 ème Congrèss, Strassbourg, France, April 28-29, 2001.
  • Western Marine Conference 2000, Sacramento, CA, USA, June 2000.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 2000.
  • AquaRama 2000, Nijverdahl, The Netherlands, April 2000; four presentations.
  • Marine Ornamentals, Kailua-Kona, HI, USA, October 1999; keynote speaker.
  • Japanese Reef Aquarist Gathering, Ishigaki Is., Japan, June 1999.
  • Blue Harbor lecture, Osaka, Japan, June 1999.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Mall of America Aquarium, Minneapolis, MN, USA, April 1999.
  • Western Marine Conference 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 1999.
  • Next Wave Conference, Dallas, TX, January 1999.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 10, Long Beach, CA, September 1998.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, TX, April, 1998.
  • Western Marine Conference, Seattle, WA, April, 1998.
  • Honolulu Aquarium Society, Honolulu, HI, USA, March 1998.
  • San Diego Marine Aquarium Society, Sand Diego, CA, March, 1998.
  • Japanese Reef Aquarist gathering, Tokyo, Japan, January, 1998.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 9, Chicago, IL, September, 1997.
  • Western Marine Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 1997.
  • AZA Regional Aquatics Workshop, Omaha, NE, June, 1997.
  • American Zoo and Aquarium Association Annual National Conference, Honolulu, HI, September, 1996.
  • San Francisco Aquarium Society, San Francisco, CA, July, 1996.
  • Los Angeles Marine Aquarium Society, Los Angeles, CA, March, 1996.
  • Southwest Marine Conference, Costa Mesa, CA, June 1995.
  • Brooklyn Aquarium Society, Brooklyn, NY, April, 1995.
  • That Fish Place, Lancaster, PA, April, 1995.
  • Marine Aquarium Society of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February, 1995.
  • Chesapeake Bay Marine Aquarium Society, Baltimore, MD, January, 1995.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 6, Cleveland, OH, October, 1994.
  • Southwest Regional Marine Aquarium Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, June, 1994.
  • Animal Talk aquarium shop, Omaha, NE, January, 1994.
  • Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society, Chicago, IL, November, 1993.
  • Shedd Aquarium, Aquarium Workshop Series, Chicago, IL, November, 1993.
  • Metropolitan Toronto Zoo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September, 1993.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 5, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 1993.
  • Bucks County Aquarium Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 1993.
  • Southwest Regional Marine Aquarium Symposium, Tucson, AZ, May 1993.
  • Brooklyn Aquarium Society, Brooklyn, NY, April 1993.
  • North Carolina Aquarium Workshop, Raleigh, NC, March 1993.
  • St. Catherines Aquarium Society, St. Catherines, Ontario, February 1993.
  • Windows-to-the-Sea Marine Aquarium Society, NJ, November 1992.
  • Kansas City Marine Aquarium Society, Kansas City, MO, October 1992.
  • Marine Aquarium Society of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, October 1992.
  • Marine Aquarium Conference of North America 4, Miami, FL, September 1992.
  • C-Sea, Cleveland, OH, March 1992.
  • North Carolina Aquarium Workshop, Raleigh, NC, February, 1992.
  • Marine Aquarium Society of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, January 1992.
  • Hamilton Aquarium Society, Hamilton, Ontario, January 1992.
  • Bucks County Aquarium Society, Philadelphia, PA, December 1991.
  • Cerianthus Aquarium Society, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, October 1991.
  • Florida Marine Aquarium Society 35th Annual Symposium, Miami, FL, September 1991.
  • Durham Region Aquarium Society, Oshawa, Ontario, September 1989.
  • Huntsman Marine Laboratory Marine Biology Symposium, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, June 1984.

Articles

Refereed

  • Delbeek, J.C. 2001. Coral farming: past, present and future trends. Aquarium Sciences and Conservation 3:171-181.[PDF]
  • Delbeek, J.C. and D.D. Williams (1987a). Morphological differences among females of four species of stickleback (Gasterosteidae) from New Brunswick and their possible ecological significance. Can. J. Zool. 65: 289-295.
  • Delbeek, J.C. and D.D. Williams (1987b). Food resource partitioning between sympatric populations of brackishwater sticklebacks. J. Anim. Ecol. 56: 949-967.
  • Delbeek, J.C. and D.D. Williams (1988). Feeding selectivity of four species of sympatric stickleback from the east coast of Canada. J. Fish Biol. 32: 41-62.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2008. Introduction: Design considerations for live coral exhibits. In: Leewis, R.J and M. Janse (editors), Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums. Public Aquarium Husbandry Series, Volume 2. Burger’s Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands. pp 193-197.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2008. Collecting and shipping live coral: Techniques, tips and headaches. In: Leewis, R.J and M. Janse (editors), Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums. Public Aquarium Husbandry Series, Volume 2. Burger’s Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands. pp 363-373.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2008. Conserving the Hawaiian stony coral, Montipora dilatata (Studer, 1901): A U.S. “species of concern”. In: Leewis, R.J and M. Janse (editors), Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquariums. Public Aquarium Husbandry Series, Volume 2. Burger’s Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands. pp 407-411.
  • Kent et al. 2008. One-third of reef-building corals face elevated extinction risk from climate change and local impacts. Science 321:560-563.
  • Randall, J.E. and J.C. Delbeek. 2009. Comments on the extremes in longevity in fishes, with special reference to the Gobiidae. 447-454, 6 figs., 1 table. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4, V60, Nos. 1-9. [PDF]
  • Toonen, R.J., Nakayama, T., Ogawa, T., Rossiter, A. and J.C. Delbeek. 2012. Growth of cultured giant clams (Tridacna spp.) in low pH, high-nutrient seawater: species-specific effects of substrate and supplemental feeding under acidification. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 92 : pp 731-740. [ABSTRACT]
  • Williams, D.D. and J.C. Delbeek (1989). Biology of the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) and the blackspotted stickleback (G. wheatlandi Putnam) during their marine pelagic phase in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. Environ. Biol. Fish. 24(1): 33-41.
  • Williams, G.C., Delbeek, J.C., Shepherd, B. and S. Wolters. 2010. Zooxanthellae in Ellisellid gorgonians of the Philippines. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61(4):647-648.

Non-Refereed

Monthly Magazine Columns

Advanced Aquarist Online (no longer actively writing)

Aquarium Fish International (1997 - present)

Many of my columns can be found online at the Fish Channel website.

Coral Magazine (2009 - present)

  • Delbeek, J.C. 1986. Fish form and ecology. Atoll 1(1):17-21.
  • ------------- 1986b.The Effect of Light on the Behaviour and Well Being of Marine Fish: Who Shut Off the Lights? Atoll 1(2).------------- 1987a. Fish Biology: Osmoregulation. Atoll 1(3):9-12.
  • ------------- 1987b. Construction and implementation of an external protein skimmer. Atoll 1(4):6-11.
  • ------------- 1987c. Fish Biology: Respiration in marine fish. Atoll 1(4):18-20.
  • ------------- 1987d. Fish biology: Fish nutrition. Atoll 2(1):13-16.
  • ------------- 1987e. Cleaner shrimp (Genus Lysmata). Atoll 2(1):28-29.
  • ------------- 1987f. The care and feeding of mushroom anemones (Corallimorpharia). Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine 10(10): 4-6.
  • ------------- 1987g. The role of symbiotic algae in marine invertebrates. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine 10(11): 41-44.
  • ------------- 1988a. Fishes suitable for the invertebrate aquarium: Part I: Genus Nemateleotris: The firefish. Atoll 2(2):4-6.
  • ------------- 1988b. Fishes suitable for the invertebrate aquarium: Part II: The dwarf basslets (Pseudochromidae). Atoll 2(3):6-7.
  • ------------- 1988c. Fishes suitable for the invertebrate aquarium: Part III: The Caribbean basslets. Atoll 2(4):10-11.
  • ------------- 1989a. Tridacna Clams for the Home Aquarium. Seascope 6 (Winter):1-2.
  • ------------- 1989b. Soft corals spawn in the aquarium. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine 12(3):128-129.
  • ------------- 1989c. Common Shrimps (Suborder: Natantia) for the Marine Aquarium: Aquarium Management, Reproduction and Behaviour. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine 12(4):8-14.
  • ------------- 1989d. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Atoll 3(1):6-7.
  • ------------- 1989e. The Mandarin Fish: Synchiropus splendidus (Herre). Seascope 6 Fall 1989:1-3.
  • ------------- 1989f. A simplified water top-off system for aquariums. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 12(10):64.
  • ------------- 1989g. De zeeaquarium-hobby in Noord-Amerika: Een nieuw tijdperk. Het Zee-Aquarium 39(11):203-205.
  • ------------- 1989h. Reef Aquariums Part 1: An Introduction.Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(2):24-33.
  • ------------- 1990a. Reef Aquariums Part 2: Filtration. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(3):28-37.
  • ------------- 1990b. Reef Aquariums Part 3: Chemical Filtration. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(4):16-28.
  • ------------- 1990c. Reef Aquariums Part 4: Lighting. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(5):26-37.
  • ------------- 1990d. Reef Aquariums Part 5: Nutrition. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(6):26-35.
  • ------------- 1990e. Reef Aquariums Part 6: Coral Aggression. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(7):26-32.
  • ------------- 1990f. Reef Aquariums Part 7: Examples of the best. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(8):20-31.
  • ------------- 1990g. Reef Aquariums Part 8: More Representative Reef Systems. Aquarium Fish Magazine 2(9):20-31.
  • ------------- 1990h. Live rock algal succession in a reef system. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 13(10):120-135,179.
  • ------------- 1990i. Keeping Corals: Fact or Fiction? Atoll 3(5):13- 18.
  • ------------- 1991. Fishes for the Marine Invertebrate Aquarium. Aquarium Fish Magazine 3(11):18-31.
  • ------------- 1992. Dutch minireefs: An update. Aquarium Fish Magazine 5(1):52-59.
  • ------------- 1993a Your first reef aquarium: Stocking for succcess. Aquarium Fish Magazine 5(9):18-31.
  • ------------- 1993b. Your first reef aquarium: How to create a miniature coral reef system at home. Aquarium USA 1994: 18-32, 114- 122.
  • ------------- 1994. Corals in the reef tank. What they are and how they live. Aquarium USA 1995: 68-85.
  • ------------- 1996. Over the rainbow: recent advances in live coral husbandry. Proceedings 1996 AZA Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.
  • ------------- 1998a. Stocking your first reef tank. American Marinelife Dealer Association Newsletter 4(2):10-13.
  • ------------- 1998b. Marine aquarium filtration. Aquarium USA 1998:35-45.
  • ------------- 1999. Accuracy in exhibitry: Does it really matter? Drum and Croaker 30, February 1999. 17-19.
  • ------------- 2001a. Koralen kweken: verleden, heden en toekomest /1. Het Zee-Aquarium 51(6):148-155.
  • ------------- 2001b. Koralen kweken: verleden, heden en toekomest /2. Het Zee-Aquarium 51(7/8):176-181.
  • ------------- 2001c. Filtration systems for the marine aquarium. Aquarium Fish Magazine 13(8):26-35.
  • ------------- 2001d,e,f. Seahorse Column guest writer. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 24, 25 and 26.
  • ------------- 2001g. Nichphotosynthetische im aquarium weichkorallen. Koralle, December 2001/January 2002, 2(6): 32-39.
  • ------------- 2002a. Husbandry of the big-fin reef squid (Sepiateuthis lessoniana) at the Waikiki Aquarium. Drum and Croaker 33, February 2002. 35-37.
  • ------------- 2002b. Your first reef aquarium. Aquarium USA, 2002 Annual vol.8:16-37.
  • ------------- 2002c. Non-photosynthetic corals: they really are hard! Advanced Aquarist Online Magazine, January 2002.
  • ------------- 2002d. Reef tank communities. Aquarium Fish Magazine 14(8):46-53.
  • ------------- 2002e. The effects of lighting on bulb-tip development in the bulb tentacle anemone, Entacmaea quadricolor (Rüppell and Leukart, 1828), with additional observations on sexual reproduction in E. quadricolor and Stichodactyla gigantea (Forsskål, 1775). Advanced Aquarist Online Magazine, November 2002.
  • ------------- 2004. Een biotoop zeeaquarium. Het Zee-Aquarium 54 (1):21-27.
  • ------------- 2005a. Protein skimmers help your tank thrive. Marine Fish and Reef USA 2005 Annual 7:82-87.
  • ------------- 2005b. Het Waikiki Aquarium: De geschiedenis van het koralenkweekprogramma. Het Zee-Aquarium 55(5):6-15.
  • ------------- 2006a. Advancements in Marine Fish Aquaculture. Marine Fish and Reef 2006 Annual 8:111-116.
  • ------------- 2006b. Kewken van zeewater vissen. Het Zee-Aquarium 56(3):36-41.
  • ------------- 2006c. Zeldzame keizervissen in het Waikiki Aquarium. Het Zee-Aquarium 56(4):4-9.
  • ------------- 2006d. Plenums: A path toward thriving tanks. Marine Fish and Reef USA 2007 Annual 9:16-22.
  • -------------- 2006e. Vergeten schoonheden: Euphyllias’s. Het Zee-Aquarium 56(3):36-45.
  • -------------- 2006f. Are Euphyllia for you? Aquarium Fish Magazine 18(9):24-32.
  • -------------- 2006g. Meer zeldzame vissen in het Waikiki Aquarium. Het Zee-Aquarium 56(5).
  • -------------- 2006h. Rare Fish at the Waikiki Aquarium: A Long History. Advanced Aquarist Online December 2006.
  • -------------- 2007a. Nieuw doopvonten aquarium in het Waikiki Aquarium. Het-Zeeaquarium 57(1):34-41.
  • -------------- 2007b. How to plumb for overflows and sumps. Aquarium Fish International 19(10):58-63.
  • ------------- 2008a. Bubble corals. Aquarium Fish International 20 (4):82-88.
  • -------------- 2008b. Low energy reef aquariums: Alternatives to a light-intensive aquarium. Coral Magazine 5(3):44-53.
  • -------------- 2008c. Popular reef animals: The Tridacnids (Part One). Aquarium Fish International 20 (10):46-52.
  • -------------- 2008d. Popular reef animals: The Tridacnids (Part Two). Aquarium Fish International 20 (11):70-75.
  • -------------- 2008e. Taming butterflyfish. Marine Fish and Reef Annual USA Annual 11(2009):52-60.
  • -------------- 2009a. The perfect coral: Euphyllia. Reef Life Magazine 1(1):60-65.
  • -------------- 2009b. Advanced Aquatics: Designing a dream system. Coral 6(1): 92-93.
  • -------------- 2009c. Advanced Aquatics: Aesthetic peeves. Coral 6(2): 90-92.
  • -------------- 2009d. Advanced Aquatics: Rare fish, cool fish. Coral 6(3): 92-94.
  • -------------- 2009e. Advanced Aquatics: Biotopes. Coral 6(4): 92-94.
  • -------------- 2009f. Advanced Aquatics: O3 revival: Rethinking a classic method of maximizing water quality. Coral 6(5):94-97.
  • -------------- 2009g. Advanced Aquatics:  Water currents in the modern reef aquarium. Coral 6(6):92-95.
  • -------------- 2009h. Diving the reefs of Anilao, Philippines. Reefs Magazine, Fall 2009.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2010a. Advanced Aquatics: Reefkeeping on a grand scale. Coral 7(1):92-95.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2010b. Advanced Aquatics:  Big reef, big challenges. Coral 7(2):100-103.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2010c. Advanced Aquatics:  Stocking the new Steinhart mega-reef. Coral 7(3):100-101.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2010d. Advanced Aquatics:  Pick your own corals. Coral 7(4):106-108.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2010e. Advanced Aquatics: Frags in time and Space. Coral 7(5):106-111.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2011a. Advanced Aquatics: Putting substance into the sustainability debate. Coral 8(1):122-127.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2011b. Advanced Aquatics: Changing tides in aquarium sustainability. Coral 8(2):122-127.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2011c. Advanced Aquatics: Marine aquariums as analogs to wild reefs. Coral 8(3):122-127.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2011d. Advanced Aquatics: Hearst expedition yields new species and exhibits. Coral 8(4):122-127.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2011e. Reef Tank Aesthetics. Aquarium USA 2012 Annual. 82-89.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2012a. Keeping Chelmon Butterflyfish. Marine Fish and Reef USA 14.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2012b. Reef aquarium advances: Part one. Aquarium Fish International 24 (9):38-45.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2012c. Reef aquarium advances: Part two. Aquarium Fish International (In Press).
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2012d. Advanced Aquatics: When animals go rogue. Coral 9(5):122-127.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2013. Scintillating shrimp. Coral and Reef USA 2:32-40.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2013b. 5 Handy Fish. Marine Fish and Reef USA 15:28-38.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2013c. Say yes to shoaling fishes. Marine Fish and Reef USA 15:92-101.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2013d. A beautiful relationship: Clownfish and anemones. Coral and Reef USA 3(2014):44-55.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2013e. Anthias to adore. Marine Fish and Reef USA 2014 16:16-24.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2014. Reef-safe Hawaiian fishes. Coral and Reef USA 2015 4:28-37.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2015. Observations on coral growth. Reefs Magazine Winter 2015.
  • Delbeek, J.C. 2016. Fantastic 5: The most popular dottybacks for the marine aquarium. Marine Fish and Reef USA 2016 Annual 18:28-37.
  • Carlson, B.A. and J.C. Delbeek. 1999. Cephalopod husbandry: Progress and problems. AZA Annual Conference Proceedings 1999, Minneapolis, MN:28-36.
  • Chan, N. and J.C. Delbeek. 2004. Preliminary notes on the husbandry of the pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus bargibanti Whiteley, 1970 and its coral “host”, Muricella plectana, Verrill, 1869 at the Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Drum and Croaker 35: pp 46-49 (January, 2004)
  • Delbeek, J.C. and S.W. Michael. 1993. Substrate-sifting gobies: Fishes that earn their keep. Aquarium Fish Magazine 5 (11):18-30.
  • Delbeek, J.C. and J.E. Randall. 2010. Aquarium fish longevity. Reefs Magazine Online Fall 2010.
  • Delbeek, J.C. and J. Craggs. 2013. Catching the spawn: New SECORE initiative for Pacific coral reefs. Coral 10(6):32-46.
  • Delbeek, J.C., Hemdal, J. and R. Terrell. 2014. Giant fishes: Caveats and Comments. Amazonas 3(6):8-14.
  • Dyer, S. and J.C. Delbeek 1991. To skim or not to skim? That is the question. Aquarium Fish Magazine 3(4): 32-43.
  • Delbeek, J.C., Carlson, B.A. and A. Nelson. 2000. Nautilus fang expedition für das Waikiki-Aquarium ein tagebuch. Koralle 1(3):30-34.
  • Smit, G. and J.C. Delbeek 1986. The MiniReef: A Revolutionary Aquarium System. Atoll 1(1):7-11.
  • Sprung, J. and J.C. Delbeek 1990. New trends in reef keeping: Is it time for another change? Freshwater and Marine Aquarium 13(12):8-22, 180-184.
  • Starr, S. 2002. Take the plunge! Aquarium Fish authors suggest some great diving locations. Aquarium Fish Magazine 14(7):40-48. (Delbeek  pp:43,45).

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