NOAA Marine Debris Program Awards Funding to 25 New Projects
Marine debris is a pervasive national and global problem that harms wildlife, navigation safety, ecosystem health, and the economy.
New DipX Coral Bath from Red Sea
Everyone loves adding a new coral, but no one loves its unwelcome “hitchhikers”, which are often invisible to the naked eye and can spread to other corals. So how do we prevent that from happening? Meet DipX, from Red Sea.
Allen Coral Atlas Completes First Global Coral Reef Maps
By combining satellite imagery, advanced analytics, and object-based analysis, global collaboration has resulted in the Allen Coral Atlas maps that show the marine ecosystem’s benthic and geomorphic data in unprecedented detail.
In The Trade: Stunning Blue-eye Panaques
Richly black with sky blue eyes, a recent import of “blue eye panaques” is reminiscent of those that used to be far more common in the aquarium trade decades prior.
Aquatic Life Barrel Buddie For RO Reservoirs
The Aquatic Life Barrel Buddy delivers convenience and piece of mind
Sandhi 善迪 says:Amazing spot. I love this part of knowledge: "Every small, free square inch is quickly occupied by Xeniidae corals. But, they seem to serve a very important function, preparing the substrate, and binding every piece of coral rubble together so sponges and coralline algae can finish the job by cementing everything up. Thus, later, coral larvae can settle on this newly stabilized real estate." Thank you, Vincent
New Ocean-Inspired Designs from Walt Smith says:[…] over 5 years ago, at the tail end of 2017, Fiji’s government unilaterally banned coral exports, leaving WSI with nothing more than fish and invertebrates to send to customers around the globe. […]
CORAL New Issue “FREE THE FISHES” Inside Look says:[…] of Contents for the May/June 2023 issue of CORAL Magazine. You can view this TOC online. “Is keeping a marine aquarium morally right? Is it ethically correct? Is it something we can […]
Jon Gordon says:Please sign this to support common sense rules in Florida. Ask Fish and Wildlife not to use an ill-advised whitelist of animals that can be kept. All you need to do is add your name to the following statement, "A viable option I support would be a list of prohibited species, which would be a much smaller, manageable and enforceable list than one that attempts to encompass all allowed species. " https://petadvocacy.org/advocacy-campaigns?vvsrc=%2FPetitions%2F3902%2FRespond
Bryce David says:To whom it may concern, A whitelist approach to regulating which species are legally allowed to be obtained and traded will decimate fish farms and pet stores. This is not a well thought out approach for combating invasive species release into ecosystems. Best Management Practices have already made inroads on preventing the release of foreign invader species. I suggest a review of those practices and amend them if they are deemed to be insufficient. Sincerely, Bryce David
Edward Moats says:I urge you to consider the ramifications of losing a 172 million dollar industry in your state. I completely support the black list and agree that invasive species is a big concern. However , I feel that this bill is over reaching and will have a negative impact not only On the industry , but to Florida’s economy.