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Programs & Events for 2024

May Monthly Meeting

May 22, 2024 at 11:00:00 PM

Logo Advantage, 8007A Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

David Snell

Exploring the Rio Tapiche - The Trip That Was Not Supposed To Happen

David Snell has been a tropical fish hobbyist since 1993. Since then he has spawned and raised numerous killifish, as well as various tetras, corydoras, a few cichlids and the occasional Loricariid (L-333) He has been active in the tropical fish hobby in the Washington DC area serving in former PVAS positions to include: Treasurer & Board Member, 3 terms as President, and 1 term as VP. He’s currently serving on the BOD as the club’s registered agent. He’s also been an avid auctioneer since the 90s. In addition to PVAS, he is a member of the American Killifish Association (AKA) since 1996, lifetime AKA member since 2006, as well as a member of the Mid Atlantic Killifish Organization. David is an avid photographer. He has had articles and photographs published in FAMA, Tropical Fish Hobbyist, Journal of the American Killifish Association, ACA’s Buntbarshe Bulletin, and NANFA’s American Currents. He has collected fishes in Venezuela in 2002, Peru in 2007, 2013, 2017 and most recently in October 2023 collecting on the Rio Tapiche. The presentation is a travelogue of pictures, short videos and drone images: Exploring the Rio Tapiche: Collecting, Community & Clinics (the trip that was not supposed to happen).
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