Caribbean

Tampa Bay Saltwater’s New Owners Will Breathe Life into Live Rock Farm

Tampa Bay Saltwater is a name that has become synonymous with Caribbean live rock, having pioneered the concept of turning dry rock into life-encrusted pieces of the reef. TBS has been on the quiet side the last couple of years…

Lipogramma idabeli, a Gorgeous New Species of Deepwater Basslet

Lipogramma idabeli is a gorgeous and unexpected new species of basslet recently described from Honduras. Like similar species of Lipogramma, L. idabelli was collected at the abyssal depths of 125 to 150 meters, or between 410 to 492 feet deep.  Lipogramma idabeli is…

Tela Bay is what All Caribbean Reefs Used To Look Like[Video]

Picture every picture or video of a lush, thriving coral reef you’ve ever seen – virtually all of these are only in the Indian or Pacific Oceans because Caribbean coral reefs have degraded so much in the last couple of…

Fragments Of Hope Belize Wins UN Climate Solutions Award

UN Climate Solutions Award Fragments of Hope, a small not-for-profit community organization based in Placencia, Belize is one of the UN Climate Solutions Award 2017 winners. Their work has focused on identifying and growing temperature tolerant corals for reef restoration.…

Coral Bleaching Hits Mesoamerican Reef

For the past month reports of coral bleaching along the Mesoamerican reef have been making their way to my inbox. From Cancun to Honduras it seems multiple stretches of the worlds second largest coral reef have suffered some degree of…

Cordelia Banks Is The Healthiest Caribbean Reef We’ve Ever Seen
Cordelia Bank Cordelia Bank is an extensive coral reef located on the southwest coast of Roatán Honduras. We had the opportunity to dive this protected area and can safely say this is the healthiest Caribbean staghorn reef we've ever seen. Covering 17km2…
Epic Reefscape Photography In Tela Honduras

Have you ever thought about underwater landscapes—or better yet reefscapes? The reefscape extends as far as the eye can see. It includes, sponges, sea weeds, corals, and critters, but more importantly, it includes the hills, valleys, walls, and other physical…

Get To Know Some Unique Corals You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

You could be hard pressed to see the difference between an Adonis and Hallucination Zoanthid, or between a Walt Disney and Homewrecker Acropora tenuis, but there’s no mistaking the Caribbean corals and their unique assortment of species.  It’s always been surprising to…

Beginners Guide To Diving Roatan

So you’ve decided to go scuba diving in Roatan, or perhaps you are still considering where to spend your holiday. This guide will give you an introduction to diving in Roatan for certified and non-certified divers. Getting There Fly There…

You’ve Never Seen Caribbean Corals Like This!!! (VIDEO)

When you think of a real colorful, lush Coral Reef with fields of corals growing like a garden, all of us picture the crystal clear waters and endless corals of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. That’s because we’ve mostly wiped…