Coral Cells Caught in the Act of Engulfing Zooxanthellae

For the first time, scientists have seen and photographed stony coral cells engulfing symbiotic dinoflagellates – single-celled, photosynthetic algae (aka zooxanthellae)

23 Jul 1:16 PM 0 Read More...

#NameTheBowerbanki – Results Are In!

In the end, there could be only one name for this coral. The Carolina Aquatics staff debated and voted on the submissions and John Robbins’s “Yellowstone” Bowerbanki ALMOST nabbed the win. But not quite.

23 Jul 10:59 AM 0 Read More...

Slide-Loc Creates Dosing Tube Holder

Slide-Loc’s new Dosing Tube Holder offers a magnetically mounted solution to organize and secure the hoses and tubes from many popular reef aquarium dosing systems.

22 Jul 4:18 PM 0 Read More...

VIDEO: Glass Octopus (and other deep-sea creatures!)

The seldom-seen and elusive deepwater Glass Octopus, Vitreledonella richardi, has been encountered and filmed by biologists exploring the depths off the remote Phoenix Islands, an archipelago 3,200 miles (5,100 km) northeast of Sydney, Australia. The expedition was funded by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, a non-profit co-founded by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO.

16 Jul 1:58 PM 0 Read More...

Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery Hopes for Re-Opening

While the aquarium fishery in Hawai’i remains shuttered, the so-called AQ fishing community is hoping that change may be coming, as a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) hangs in limbo

16 Jul 1:14 PM 0 Read More...