Reef Threads Podcast #287


3D image of a piranha generated by the Adam Summers, Univ. of Washington program.

We return for the 287th time. This week’s topics include fish breeding, Kathy Leahy, the Long Island Aquarium reef video, MACNA, anemone tanks, lionfish at Wegmens, and 3D scans of fish. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

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Long Island reef video
Two hour video of Long Island Aquarium’s epic 20,000g reef, Leonard Ho, Advanced Aquarist

Lionfish at Wegmans
Lionfish Roars Into Wegmans Seafood Departments

3D fish images
Professor seeks to 3D scan every fish species in the sea, Leonard Ho, Advanced Aquarist

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Reef Threads Podcast #279


It’s time for number two seventy nine. This week we talk about Alex, Ocean Geographic, Angelle, bees, Long Island fishing, Dory, Whole Foods, and lionfish. Basically, it’s a little bit of everything for everyone. Hope you enjoy the show. Download the podcast here, or subscribe to our podcasts at iTunes. Also, follow us on Twitter at reefthreads.—Gary and Christine

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Whole Foods Market selling invasive lionfish in Florida stores, Sun Sentinel, Doreen Christensen

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Lionfish at Whole Foods Grocery Stores

Whole fried lionfish from Fish Fish of Miami, Florida. Photo by Food Republic Rage against the invasive Lionfish off the Atlantic Coast is heating up to an entirely new level thanks to Grocery Store Chain, Whole Foods and Montertey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program.  Today, Whole Foods announced that it will begin selling Lionfish in it’s U.S. West Coasts stores within the next six months. AquaNerd couldn’t be happier to hear this news and we are glad to see a national retailer offering these fish for consumption in at West Cost stores with the possibility of it going national soon after that. The catalyst for Whole Foods’ decision was the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program giving the Lionfish its “Best Choice/Green” rating.  Whole
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