Pigment Grafting in Stoney Corals

Pigment grafting has interested me since the first time my mind processed the concept. The theory basically involves the transfer of a pigment from one coral to another of the same species. The image above is a Echinophyllia aspera that was growing in close proximity...

Pigment Grafting in stony corals?

This Montipora setosa has developed yellow green pigments believed to have been grafted from a neighboring coral.The branches of an Acropora valida were allowed to come into contact with this Montipora setosa creating a portion of differently colored...

Reefs Illuminated – Opens This Weekend!

http://vimeo.com/47181382 Starting this Sunday, the American Museum of Natural History will be home to an incredible exhibit focusing on fluorescence in corals and reef animals.  Created by Luminescent Labs, a group of scientists determined to educate people on light...
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