CORAL celebrates the beauty, personalities, and diversity of the family Labridae with profiles of wrasses ranging from reef-safe flasher and fairy wrasse species to fascinating behemoths such as the Broomtail Wrasse shown on the cover.
“Today was the most significant day for the ocean in the 40-year history of CITES…”
“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.