Fish and Invertebrates

Chagos barracuda school

Relatively little public attention is focussed on fish and invetebrate species compared to animals like tigers, but they are no less important. These smaller rapidly-reproducing species can also be most likely to be effectively helped by conservation breeding. ZSL's projects range from helping to establish the world's largest Marine Protected area, the Chagos Archipelago, to breeding and reintroducing the UK's red barbed ant.

Planting mangroves in the Philippines

Building social, economic and environmental resilience through the...

Net-Works - Nets

Net Works is a new project to help ensure that old nets won’t be discarded...

Filming seahorses in the Caribbean

ZSL is working to protect seahorses in the Philippines and elsewhere through...

Partula snails getting ready to be released from ZSL London Zoo

An international conservation programme for the Polynesian tree snails of...

St Paul's Pool Pitcairn

ZSL is working to facilitate sustainable marine resource use, helping to...

Chagos coral reef

Amidst the serious threats to oceans around the globe, Chagos is a rare...

Citizen science volunteers being trained in the RMI sampling method on the River Crane

London’s Rivers is a community-based river stewardship project which brings...

Thames Eel (European Eel) in bucket

ZSL has been working to conserve the declining European eel population for...

Lake Ossa - Cameroon

ZSL and partners are working to ensure effective management of the Lake Ossa...

Wrasse Thames fish

ZSL monitored the ecologically and commercially valuable fish populations in...

Angel Shark in sand

ZSL is working to protect this critically endangered shark.

Mitten Crab Thames Invasive Species

Since 2006, ZSL has been monitoring the invasive species in the Thames as...

Fen raft spider

ZSL is working to protect some of the UK’s most endangered insects and...