Posts Tagged ‘National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’

Florida Aquarium Successfully Spawns Pillar Coral

Utilizing greenhouses, LED lighting, and advanced computer control systems, The Florida Aquarium has induced the first captive spawning of Florida’s threatened Pillar Coral, Dendrogyra cylindrus.

21 Aug 1:04 PM 0 Read More...

Illegal Coral Trade: Puerto Rico Dealer Pleads Guilty

Aristides Sanchez, owner of Puerto Rico-based Wonders of the Reef Aquarium, pleads guilty to exporting as much as 1.2 million dollars worth of illegally-collected corals in a 3 year, 2 month period.

02 Sep 7:56 AM 0 Read More...

Florida Reefs Under Coral Bleaching Warning or Alert

NOAA Scientists recently documented early signs of coral bleaching in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

16 Sep 3:14 PM 0 Read More...

NOAA Aquaculture Photo Contest

NOAA’s Aquaculture photo contest recognizes photographers and videographers who have captured images and short videos of aquaculture and the people, science and technology behind it.

10 Aug 9:01 AM 0 Read More...

NMFS Solicits Public Comment on Protective Regulations for Listed Coral Species

Will NOAA/NMFS enact 4(d) rules that could end commercial activity related to the 20 newly-listed threatened coral species? The future isn’t certain – they’re asking for comments.

14 Jan 2:05 AM 6 Read More...