Matthew Stansbery

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Sunscreen and Its Effects Upon Coral Reefs

Sunscreen and Its Effects Upon Coral Reefs

A team of international researchers including professor and diver John Fauth from the University of Southern Florida have battled the sun in a study where they measured the devestating effects of a compound found in commercial Sunscreen, upon coral reefs. “The use of...

4 New Deep Cold Water Reefs Discovered in the Atlantic

4 New Deep Cold Water Reefs Discovered in the Atlantic

Researchers from Plymouth, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), and the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) have recently confirmed 4 new reefs located in the Atlantic Ocean. Developed at Plymouth University researchers...

P. cylindrica Found to Self-Regulate PH in Calcifying Fluids

The Reef Damsel’s Distress Call

Researchers at James Cook University in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) have uncovered an interesting feature of the Damsel reef fish family. We watch our fish dart in and out of crevices when they get scared in our aquariums but little...

Deepwater Pigments of The Red Sea

Deepwater Pigments of The Red Sea

Together with an international team of researchers, divers from the University of Southampton, UK, Tel Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences (IUI), Israel have found a colorful range of pigments in coral more than 50 meters below the...