Posts Tagged ‘coral breeding’

Immortal Corals and Living Legacies

In a world of parallel interests that can inform our greater understanding, Matt Pedersen asks how the living coral legacy of Jake Adams will spread through the aquarium hobby for years to come, and what might that future look like for coral breeders?

29 Dec 5:29 PM 1 Read More...

Captive-Bred Elegance Coral Breakthrough

Once considered among the most-challenging—or even impossible—candidates for captive aquaculture, the large-polyp Elegance Coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, has become ever more scarce in the aquarium trade as imports from the wild have dwindled in recent years. Now a team led by Dr. Jamie Craggs has cracked the reproductive code of this prized stony coral in their labs in the United Kingdom.

08 Sep 2:01 AM 2 Read More...

Australian Scientists at Monsoon Aquatics Breed Scolys!

What’s better than finding an amazing master Scoly? Successfully spawning one! Scientists working at Monsoon Aquatics in the the Bundaberg, Australia facility have successfully produced captive-bred Homophyllia australis!

18 Oct 11:28 PM 2 Read More...

U.K. Scientists Spawn and Settle Scolys!

Still known to many aquarium hobbyists simply as Scolies or Scolys due to their former placement in the genus Scolymia, the captive-breeding of this highly-prized large polyp stony coral from Australia was once simply a daydream. It’s time to wake up and face a new reality with the first successful captive propagation of Homophyllia australis.

17 Oct 10:42 PM 2 Read More...

Video: Coral Breeding at the Albright Coral Lab

A behind-the-scenes look at the Albright Coral Spawning Lab with Richard Ross, interviewed by Terence Fugazzi of Neptune Systems.

05 Mar 2:23 PM 0 Read More...