Sex On The Reef Under A Full Moon

Francis YupangcoBy Francis Yupangco 4 years ago
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coralIt’s that time of year again: coral spawning. Each year, many divers and snorkelers flock to the Keys in hopes to witness this rare and special event. Anyone who has seen mass coral spawning in the wild knows what I mean. It is an amazing site to see millions upon millions of organisms spawning almost simultaneously. Although this marvelous event cannot be predicted preciously, it is expected to take place on the August and September Full Moons, which are on August 10 and September 8 this year. MORE

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Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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