Chris Jury

I grew up in Michigan, hunting turtles, frogs, and other wonderful, creepy things. In high school I became particularly interested in coral reefs and set up my first reef tank in 2001--a modest 10 gal tank. I soon upgraded that tank and, as they say, the rest is history. I'm currently a Ph.D. candidate in biological oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where I investigate coral calcification and coral responses to global change.

Recent Blog Posts

When Corals Spill Their Guts

When Corals Spill Their Guts

One of the more common and often more disturbing observations for many newer reef hobbyists is seeing their corals extend their mesenterial filaments. Reactions can run the gambit from fascination to horror (e.g., “What are these worms attacking my coral?”, “My corals...

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