CCAC February 1st, 2024 MEETING – Lee Newman – South American Eartheaters

Lee Newman, of Vancouver, Canada, has been keeping freshwater fishes for over 50 years – mostly focusing on South American cichlids. He shares a modest fishroom with his wife, Lisa, while working on a long-term project on the identification, ecology, and husbandry of the genus Satanoperca.

Now retired, Lee was an Aquarium Biologist and Curator in the Tropical Department at the Vancouver Aquarium for 33 years. Lee is also an award-winning writer and photographer and has participated in field excursions to Peru, Brazil, and Suriname.

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What to expect:

A typical meeting we start setting up about 7:00 pm and will official start around 7:30 pm. At the start of the meeting all club business and announcements are made.

Next is our speaker/presentation. Typically they last about 1 hour. Topics have a very broad range as far as a hobbyist can see.

After that a brief intermission.

The Conclusion consists of door prizes, a members-only raffle item donated from one of our many proud sponsors/supporters, and a members-only mini-auction of fish and aquarium related goods. Meetings usually last until 9:30 or 10:00 pm