GBR coral spawning like you’ve never seen before!

by | Dec 4, 2017 | Advanced Aquarist | 1 comment

Corals on the Great Barrier Reef spawn at the end of each year, a few nights after the full moons in November and December. BioQuest Studios teamed up with AIMS researchers at the National Sea Simulator to capture that magical moment.

It is a delightful sight, considering the Great Barrier Reef has suffered from two devastating, back-to-back bleaching events that wiped out a substantial percentage of coral cover. The fact that the survivors have reproduced gives a glimmer of hope for the future of the reef.

The BioQuest Studios team trialed their new motion control system and optics to make the event look as cinematic as possible. The results speak for themselves, generating an incredible amount of detail.

Enjoy the video at 2560×1440 (2k) resolution on a large screen.

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  • Leonard Ho

    I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

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  1. Helen

    I’ve seen voralmspawing on the GBR. Mother Natutr is amazing


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