“Stunning colors of a coral garden in reef aquarium under actinic lights.”
A new study of MPAs on the West Coast of the island of Hawaii, a core region for aquarium collectors in the Aloha State, has turned up what the scientists call a “counterintuitive finding.”
In experimental studies conducted at Scripps, Roth and Deheyn tested the common Indo-Pacific reef-building branching coral Acropora yongei, known in the aquarium trade as the Bali Green Slimer, under various temperatures. Test groups were subjected to 5-degree C water temperature changes (both warmer and cooler) conditions.
This video features 11 species of moray eel from the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar, the Burma Banks, and various sites around Phuket and the Similan Islands in Thailand.
The symbiotic relationship between anemonefishes and their host sea anemones has long been studied, but now researchers have found a new benefit to the invertebrate partner.