Posts Tagged ‘Acropora cervicornis’

Coral Outplanting Effort Underway in Florida

The Florida Aquarium announces the outplanting of over 3000 genetically distinct corals as part of ongoing reef restoration efforts in the Florida Reef Tract.

04 Apr 11:46 PM 1 Read More...

NOAA Fisheries Files Draft Recovery Plan for Elkhorn and Staghorn Corals

The recovery plan contains nearly two dozen actions necessary to achieve the plan’s goals, including steps to enhance the population by actively outplanting of corals back on the reef after they have been grown in nurseries.

11 Sep 3:53 PM 0 Read More...

CORAL Interview: Ken Nedimyer

In 1977, a major cold front struck the southeastern seaboard of the U.S. Snow fell in the Florida Keys and the water temperatures plunged in that normally tropical environment. Ken Nedimyer, a young reef fish collector from Key Largo, bore witness to the first of several events that, collectively, would drive the region’s most dominant species of coral to the brink of extinction. Ed Haag talks with Ken Nedimyer, CORAL November/December 2009.

30 Nov 3:17 PM 1 Read More...

Why is your home reef tank “nicer” than the one at your local public aquarium?

Jay Hemdal examines a phenomenon he calls “public aquarium bashing” and provides an insiders point of view.

15 Nov 9:58 AM 0 Read More...