Marine

Snapping Shrimp Up Tempo of Reef Sounds in Warmer Water

A snapping shrimp in a petri dish. Also called pistol shrimp, these small crustaceans are among the loudest animals in the ocean. Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

As ocean temperatures rise, pistol shrimp sound a warningAugust 18, 2022via: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

In a warming ocean, snapping shrimp might be…

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New Frag Pack-N-Go Transport Kit from PNW Custom

he Frag Pack-N-Go Transport Kit from PNW Custom in Portland, Oregon, is a new solution for transporting frags whether you’re visiting a store, swap, or show. The Kit holds up to 366 Frag Plugs in three stackable racks.

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New Hope for Hawaii's Closed Marine Aquarium Fishery

Proponents of re-opening Hawaiian waters to sustainable aquarium fish collection are quietly cheering a winning round in court with the validity of an environmental impact statement based on science and years’ of study affirmed. On the losing end is Earth Justice, a rabidly anti-fishing activist group, who had tried to quash a revised EIS that found collection practices, regulations, and catch limits consistent with a sustainable, small-scale fishery.

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Blue Coral: Heliopora coerulea in the Reef Aquarium

This article appears in the September/October 2022 issue of CORAL Magazine.

CORAL Magazine ArticleSeptember/October, 2022

By Felix Puff & Massimo Morpurgo

References

Babcock, R. (1990): Reproduction and development of the Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea (Alcyonaria: Coenothecalia). Marine Biology 104: 475–481.

Harii, S., C. Hongo, M. Ishihara, Y…

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OI Chips Away at Captive-Bred Longnose Butterflyfish Research

While CORAL first reported on the captive-breeding success with the Longnose Butterflyfish a few years back, it was a one-off. Now, the team at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University reports an improvement over past success, which will pave the way for further advancements if aquaculture researchers pursue this line of inquiry.

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