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