Background

  • Origin: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Educations: Zookeeper/Aquarist (Roskilde Technical College), Entrepreneur (Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College)
  • Experience: Working in aquatic shops from 1997-2014, working in The National Aquarium of Denmark since 2014 as the aquarist in charge of tropical freshwater. Teaching at Roskilde Technical College since 2002. Consulting aquatic shops since 2007.
  • Related Travels: Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Borneo, Indonesia, Philippines, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, UK, Netherlands, Bonaire, Germany, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Qatar, Italy, Czech Republic, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Tasmania etc.
  • Related Courses: Animal training course (Copenhagen zoo, Denmark), Handling of venomous snakes (Blekinge Exotiska Värld, Sweden)

 

 Peter Petersen with Ancistrus ranunculus (L034) from Rio Iriri in BrazilPeter and Ancistrus ranunculus

 

 

 Gymnogeophagus meridionalis

Habitat of Gymnogeophagus meridionalis in Uruguay.