News & Notes

Hawai'i Aquarium Fishery Submits Plan for Reopening

In a bid to re-open a shuttered aquarium fishery in the Hawaiian Islands, a 1,585-page revised Environmental Impact Statement and plan for allowing a dramatically scaled down trade have been submitted to state authorities. The plan calls for licensing just seven collectors and would limit the catch to eight fish species.

11 Jun 1:45 PM 5 Read More...

VIDEO: Coral Bleaching, Recovery, Succession & Obliteration. Fiji: 2000-2016

Dramatic, newly-compiled footage documents the bleaching, recovery, expansion, and decline of a fringing reef at the island of Vunavadra in Fiji over a 16-year timeframe. Does the increasing frequency of weather-related catastrophe warrant intensive reef restoration efforts in locations like this?

04 Jun 12:30 PM 0 Read More...

MASNA Student Scholarship Season - Apply Now!

The application period is open for MASNA’s 2021 Marine Science Student Scholarships. The value of these scholarships has seen a substantial increase for 2021, now representing a $7,000 award for one lucky undergrad, and one graduate student in the marine sciences.

20 May 8:32 PM 0 Read More...

Watch Now: Weird Waters Trailer

It’s one of those things that we simply can’t “print” in a magazine. It’s the official trailer for Weird Waters, coming to your screen in the summer of 2021!

07 May 12:57 PM 1 Read More...

Captive-bred Copperband Butterflyfish, Chelmon rostratus

The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, with Rising Tide Conservation, is pleased to announce the successful aquaculture of the copperband butterflyfish, Chelmon rostratus!

04 May 12:00 PM 3 Read More...