Welcome to the website for the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association


Founded in August of 1980, the Pacific Coast Cichlid Association exists to meet the needs of the west coast cichlid hobbyist. By-Laws were constructed in 1983-1984 and the PCCA was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the laws of the state of California on January 30, 1985. Since inception, the PCCA has grown rapidly from a local society of 20 members to one of national scope, with members all over the world.

News and Updates

August 9th, 2014 Meeting: Dr. Solomon David ‘Prehistoric Fishes’

Dr. Solomon DavidDr. Solomon David joined Shedd in 2012 as a postdoctoral research associate in the Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation and Research. His work focuses on migratory patterns of nearshore fishes in Lake Michigan and the importance these migrations play in Great Lakes ecosystems. Dr. David’s work is part of a joint position between Shedd and the University of Wisconsin, Madison Center for Limnology. He comes to Shedd from a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment, where he studied aquatic conservation ecology and sustainable aquaculture. Dr. David holds a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Michigan, where he studied conservation ecology of Great Lakes fishes, including projects focused on lake trout, Chinook salmon and the spotted gar.

Join us on January 11th, 2014Harry’s Hoffbrau, 390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129.

Membership Dues: PCCA Membership Form

Single One Year: $20 (Email $15) Two Years: $35 (Email $25)
Family One Year: $25 (Email $20) Two Years: $45 (Email $35)
Foreign One Year: $40 (Email $15)

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Kent Marine CORALIFE Aqueon

Dave's Rare Aquarium Fish