Posts Tagged ‘AIMS’

Fish May Be Key to Controlling Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish Populations

Research by scientists at the Australian Institute for Marine Science (AIMS) discover that food fishery harvest may negatively impact the abundance of coral-eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, a “major contributor to coral loss when found in large numbers.”

14 Jan 3:05 PM 2 Read More...

Corals at Sea

Marine scientists are using portable ship-borne aquaria in the search for heat-resistant corals that could survive warming ocean temperatures caused by climate change.

14 Feb 12:32 PM 0 Read More...

Parrotfishes Thrive in Wake of Reef Disasters

“When bleaching reduces coral cover on the reefs, it creates large areas of newly barren surfaces,”

13 Dec 3:51 PM 0 Read More...

Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

Could a submersible robot save the world’s struggling coral reefs? A team of scientists in Australia believes it can

09 Aug 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

Microplastics Found in Reef Groupers

This is the first study to report the presence of microdebris in wild-caught commercial fish in the World Heritage Area.

13 Mar 5:06 PM 0 Read More...