CORAL Field Editor Vincent Chalias recently visited the ex-situ coral farm at Bali Aquarium and returns with a beautiful examination of Indonesian LSP coral species Micromussa amakusensis. While similar in some respects to their well-known “Acan Lord” cousins, now known as M. lordhowensis, Chalias argues that these “Micro-lords” are going to become more prevalent in the aquarium trade and deserve our attention. Check out these rare Indonesian Micromussas…
So, was your answer to our “Thorny Mystery Coral” correct? Vincent Chalias of Bali Aquarium shares the scoop on a particularly unique coral that’s now being maricultured in Indonesia.
Can you identify this marine invertebrate. Hint: It is not Christmas Tree Worms. Image by Vincent Chalias/Bali Aquarium.
A preview of articles and images in the just-published issue of CORAL, The Reef & Marine Aquarium Magazine, March/April 2020.
One glimpse at the corals that didn’t make it into the May/June 2018 CORAL Visions column, and you’ll know there’s something special in this issue!