DNA to ID public aquarium corals

In the past 30 years, marine heatwaves are estimated to have increased by more than 50%. Ocean temperatures are predicted to increase by 1 – 4° C by 2100. These changes cause the loss of marine habitats and species and change the structure of...

Monday Archives: Fluorescent Fairy Wrasses

In the ocean, longer wavelengths of light (i.e. red) are quickly filtered out, so that with increasing depth the red pigmentation of marine life takes on increasingly inky tones. This provides excellent camouflage in the darkness and is why so many deeper-water...

Monday Archives: Bicinctus in the wild

Amphiprion bicinctus is not a common fish in the trade, but for visitors to the Red Sea, it’s a common sight. I’ve had a great fondness for clownfish since I first saw one on an old nature documentary in the 1970s, so when I first saw one in the wild I was utterly...
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