The old proverb about a leopard not being able to change its spots now has a new biological footnote after researchers in Australian recently found that fish exposed to predatory danger can, indeed, transform their spots to make them less vulnerable to attack.
We travel to the USAT Liberty shipwreck at Tulamben, see Mola Mola at Crystal Bay, a Whitetip Reef Shark at Nusa Penida, and lots of underwater macro critters such as nudibranchs and shrimps from Coral Garden, Seraya Secrets and Puri Jati.
This is the 630-gallon (2,400-L) featured reef in the Aquarium Portrait department of the November/December Issue of CORAL, written by Ab Ras. Video credit: Stuart Bertram.
The strange life of Praxillura maculata, a tube-building worm from the Pacific Northwest which feeds by creating a mucous net hung from spokes on its tube to catch suspended particulate material.
The Horniman Museum’s Victorian Parlor Tank features coldwater marinelife native to the United Kingdom. It’s a modern day riff on the legendary works of British naturalist and marine biologist Philip Henry Gosse…