Coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region, including the Great Barrier Reef, recover faster from major stresses than their Caribbean counterparts, leading marine scientists said today.
Oregon State University researchers have discovered two RNA viruses that appear to infect Symbiodinium, the symbiotic algae found in photosynthetic corals.
Dr. Joerg Wiedenmann, a leading researcher of coral pigmentation, links stony coral growth with changes in their color; These changes in the GFP-like pigments are associated with defensive mechanisms
Study of new parasitic coral reef species advances understanding of factors influencing disease transmission in oceans.
Squids are fascinating and inquisitive creatures. Check out this beautiful video by Frans De Backer of Caribbean Reef Squids (Sepioteuthis sepioidea) hovering over the shallow gorgonian reefs of Grand Cayman.
Seaweed clips are a convenient way to feed herbivorous fish like tangs and rabbitfish. While they are relatively inexpensive to pick up from your local fish store, it is convenient to just print them instead.
Researchers at the University of Queensland have concluded - based on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change analysis - that it would cost one year's worth of GDP growth over the next 50 years to stabilize global temperatures.
For the past 8 months, Advanced Aquarist visited exotic coral reefs around the world each Sunday. Today's episode marks our season finale, and we will resume our travels in the Fall. We conclude our first season with an epic multi-location journey.
Climate change drove coral reefs to a total ecosystem collapse lasting thousands of years.
Banggai cardinalfish, Pteragon kauderni, are the referred to as the "guppies" of the marine fish breeding world. However, determining their sex in order to form pairs is sometimes problematic.
Originally published June 29, 2011: Are your hermit crabs looking for new digs? Consider these beautiful works of art: Artist/designer Robert DuGrenier creates exquisite hand-blown glass shells for hermit crabs from his Vermont workshop.
3reef.com member 'zumaboy' tells one of the craziest fish stories we've read about the unlikely friendship between a Personifer Angelfish, a Madagascar Clownfish, and the Carpet Anemones they call home.
Corals in the shallow waters of reefs are regularly exposed to high levels of ultraviolet radiation in the 280-400 um band of light. Many corals have found ways to cope but even still UV light can adversely affect their long-term health.
California retailer AquaSD has shown us some amazing livestock photos we had to showcase. The colors rival the most spectacular July Fourth fireworks. Hyperbole? Judge for yourself.
Our Aussie friends have e-published a great new issue ... their most 'reef-centric' issue to date. Redfish visits Segrest Farms and Interzoo 2012, takes an in-depth look at wrasses, shares more of their editor's new experiences in reefkeeping, and showcases the popular bristlenose catfish.