Marine

Octopus females mate and die in self-cannibalistic death spiral. Science may now know why.

For all their uncanny intelligence and seemingly supernatural abilities to change color and regenerate limbs, octopuses seem programmed to end life prematurely and in a tragic death.

19 May 3:10 PM 2 Read More...

CORAL New Issue “DOTTYBACKS” Inside Look

A preview of articles and images in the just-published issue of CORAL, The Reef & Marine Aquarium Magazine, May/June 2022.

13 May 10:14 AM 0 Read More...

"Tropical Truth": A Fresh, Science-Based Look at Hawaii's Aquarium Fishery

We’ve collected data for over 17 years from over 6,700 surveys and have found that aquarium fish populations are generally stable and increasing in West Hawai’i where, again, most of these aquarium fish are collected.

12 May 2:55 PM 1 Read More...

CORAL Reef Visions BONUS: UC Masterpiece Valida

Sometimes, our Reef Visions collaborators offer up far more insight than the printed page allows, such as with the coral we showcase here. Learn all about the new UC Masterpiece Valida from Unique Corals aquaculturist Emilio De Anda.

06 May 5:33 AM 1 Read More...

MASNA Award Nominations Now Open

MASNA members are invited to nominate up to three people for the Aquarist of the Year award, and The MASNA Award no later than June 5th, 2022.

06 May 3:44 AM 0 Read More...