Scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) have successfully treated and rehabilitated diseased Pillar Coral rescued from the Florida Reef Tract.
s The Wet Spot celebrates its 22nd year in business this October 2021, AMAZONAS staff was on location and online taking the opportunity to connect over multiple livestreams as the festivities began. If you missed these live broadcasts, now is your chance to catch up via the AMAZONAS YouTube channel!
Cuttings of Scleractinian (stony) corals grew up to 67% faster and with less than half the tissue mortality of frags planted in monoculture (single species) groups.
What’s better than finding an amazing master Scoly? Successfully spawning one! Scientists working at Monsoon Aquatics in the the Bundaberg, Australia facility have successfully produced captive-bred Homophyllia australis!
Still known to many aquarium hobbyists simply as Scolies or Scolys due to their former placement in the genus Scolymia, the captive-breeding of this highly-prized large polyp stony coral from Australia was once simply a daydream. It’s time to wake up and face a new reality with the first successful captive propagation of Homophyllia australis.