2005 - 2006

New England Zebrafish Husbandry Association (NEZHA) is formed. Claudia Harper is elected as the President.

2007 - 2008

Christian Lawrence is elected President. Name officially changed to Zebrafish Husbandry Association (ZHA). Working groups are established to evaluate methods on spawning and reproduction of zebrafish.

2009

President: Joe Sillitti. ZHA becomes an affiliate organization of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS)

2010

President: Dan Castranova. ZHA becomes an affiliate organization of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Membership dues begin to be collected. ZHA's first annual meeting is held at the WAS conference. The first peer reviewed session is held at the Husbandry Workshop of the WAS conference. Membership reached to 100.

2011

President: Isaac Adatto. First peer reviewed working group paper is published: Castranova, D., Lawton, A., Lawrence, C., Baumann, D. P., Best, J., Coscolla, J., ... & Wilson, C. (2011). The effect of stocking densities on reproductive performance in laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio). Zebrafish, 8(3), 141-146.

2012

President: Mark Rath. Collection of dues is organized, vendor members increase, record breaking election participation.

2013

President: Lauren Pandolfo. ZHA increases its presence at meetings and conferences such as Asilomar, Turnkey, BioConference LIve, and Regional AALAS.

2014

President: Carrie Barton. ZHA launches its new website and LinkedIn page. A semi-annual webinar series and newsletter is established. Membership doubles from previous year.

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Mark Francis.

2015

President: Jim Burris. ZHA gets new booth and advertising materials. New membership management software is purchased, membership is now over 250 individuals. Website content is expanded to including webinar videos, slides, protocol database, etc. First photo contest is won by Dan Castranova. ZHA hosts a seminar at the national AALAS meeting titled "Zebrafish Husbandry and Veterinary Care: Multiple Perspectives". For the first time ZHA attends the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS) meeting and Zebrafish Disease Models Conference (ZDM8).

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Christian Lawrence.

2016

President: Marc Tye.

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Hugh Hammer.

2017

President: Dante D'India

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Bobbi Baur.

2018

President: Ana Catarina Certal.

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Michael Kent.

2019

President: Claire Allen

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Susan Farmer.

2020

President: Rory Francis

ZHA presents its inaugural Outstanding Steward of Zebrafish Award to Carole Wilson.