The Case for Common Names (and Common Sense)

In real world, everyday life, most of us use the names of plants and animals that are various referred to as “common,” “vernacular,” “trivial,” “colloquial,” or even “farmer’s” or “fisherman’s names.”

10 Sep 11:13 AM 1 Read More...

Playing with Darts

My first encounter with a dartfish in the wild happened unexpectedly in a shallow lagoon on the Great Barrier Reef.

19 Aug 2:54 PM 0 Read More...

Live Coral Imagery from New Microscopy Technique

“We can now track the fate of the algae during [coral] bleaching as well as during initiation of the symbiosis.”

02 Jul 5:01 PM 0 Read More...

Pseudanthias lori, Lori's (Tiger Queen) Anthias

First discovered by Dr. John E. (Jack) Randall off Rangiroa in 1970. As noted in the current issue of CORAL, he caught the first specimen on his daughter’s birthday and named the species Anthias lori in 1976, and it later became Pseudanthias lori.

19 Jun 1:05 PM 0 Read More...

CORAL Magazine: FREE Digital Access to 6 Years of Issues

To help make the best of the challenging weeks ahead, we have decided to open our back issue vault and offer free access to the full CORAL Magazine digital archive through the end of May 2020.

07 Apr 1:39 PM 3 Read More...