Going on its 6th year, Reef-A-Palooza 2019 will be held at a new location, the Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida on April 6-7, 2019.
Florida’s state-supported Lionfish Removal & Awareness Program has divers spearing Pterois spp. invasives, restaurants serving much-in-demand lionfish filets, and the public meeting these venomous Indo-Pacific fishes for the first time.
MACNA 2019 Retail Passes allow two representatives from a brick and mortar marine aquarium retail establishment into MACNA 2019 for free.
This is the first study to report the presence of microdebris in wild-caught commercial fish in the World Heritage Area.
The U.S. National Coral Reef Monitoring Program has released its 2018 scorecards for coral reefs in U.S. waters in five Pacific regions, available for free downloading from NOAA.