Alex Ploeg




Age: 58


Summary: Dutch noted zoologist and commercial manager of Holland's largest importer of tropical fish Ruinemans Aquarium BV from 1984 to 1997 who became an important link between the many national and international organizations in the field of pets, especially in the aquarium industry as well as lower and higher authorities, and who was also Secretary General of the international fish trade organization Ornamental Fish International (OPI) as well as the European Pet Organization (EPO) while he was working as an advisor for the Dutch pet trade association Dibevo since 2009.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash


Born: March 29, 1956


Died: July 17, 2014


Location: Hrabove, Ukraine