Marine

Coral Cells Caught in the Act of Engulfing Zooxanthellae

For the first time, scientists have seen and photographed stony coral cells engulfing symbiotic dinoflagellates – single-celled, photosynthetic algae (aka zooxanthellae)

23 Jul 1:16 PM 0 Read More...

#NameTheBowerbanki – Results Are In!

In the end, there could be only one name for this coral. The Carolina Aquatics staff debated the submissions and John Robbins’s “Yellowstone” Bowerbanki ALMOST nabbed the win. But not quite.

23 Jul 10:59 AM 0 Read More...

VIDEO: 65,000 L Reef Tank Tour!

This incredible 17,171-gallon (65,000-liter) reef aquarium is part of the Darwineum at Zoo Rostock. Host Tobias Neyer promises more extensive content from the Zoo in the future; this is just the first look!

23 Jul 10:48 AM 0 Read More...

Slide-Loc Creates Dosing Tube Holder

Slide-Loc’s new Dosing Tube Holder offers a magnetically mounted solution to organize and secure the hoses and tubes from many popular reef aquarium dosing systems.

22 Jul 4:18 PM 0 Read More...

VIDEO: Glass Octopus (and other deep-sea creatures!)

The seldom-seen and elusive deepwater Glass Octopus, Vitreledonella richardi, has been encountered and filmed by biologists exploring the depths off the remote Phoenix Islands, an archipelago 3,200 miles (5,100 km) northeast of Sydney, Australia. The expedition was funded by the Schmidt Ocean Institute, a non-profit co-founded by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO.

16 Jul 1:58 PM 0 Read More...