Davana Grabel

As senior editor here at reefs, I get to work with scientists from all over the world, and have made some wonderful friends in the industry! I also write for the site, and am the office manager at FRESH New London and the mother of two brilliant, talented young women.

Recent Blog Posts

Reef Kids: Ecologies Card Game

Reef Kids: Ecologies Card Game

"Fun, inspired by nature" is the tagline for Montrose Biology, the creator of this really cool game. There are three different versions, each with their own set of biomes: 1. Ecologies: ☃️ Tundra, 🌊 Marine, 🌲 Coniferous Forest, 🌳 Temperate Forest, 🌴 Tropical Forest, 🌾...

The Frag Farmers Market is Almost Here!

The Frag Farmers Market is Almost Here!

Trust me, this is one event you do NOT want to miss out on! There will be food and drinks available, there are LOTS of raffles, and just take a look at this vendor list: AC Corals Agcore Alex's Advanced Aquatics Aquatic Creations Aqua Dreams Aussie Aquariums Backwoods...

Captive-Bred Regal Angelfish!

Captive-Bred Regal Angelfish!

This is certainly exciting news! As first reported by Matt Pedersen/CORAL Magazine, Wen-Ping Su's marine ornamental fish farm, Bali Aquarich, has just announced a big leap in commercial-scale aquaculture with increased success in the breeding of this beautiful but...

Reef Kids: Coral Restoration Foundation Activity Packs

Reef Kids: Coral Restoration Foundation Activity Packs

Free to the public and aligned with Florida's State Standards, these educational resources/ activity packs can enrich the curriculum for all students from grades K through 12! There are six different lessons, and I definitely recommend you try them all! Here's a...

Celebration of Blennies!

Celebration of Blennies!

I just found the cutest facebook group ever: Blenny. It's purely people posting pictures of blennies that they've seen; no drama, no selling, just blennies! Check it out, and maybe join and upload a few pictures yourself. I'll be sure to be checking back often, as...

Reef Kids: Ocean Curriculum

Reef Kids: Ocean Curriculum

Great for schoolers and homeschoolers alike, the Explorer Series packages are a multidisciplinary, developmentally appropriate, and student-centered way for your young ocean enthusiast to dive deep into their interests. The majority of "courses" are for K-5, but there...

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