Learn Coral Identification Basics On Scuba Diver Life

Want to learn the basics of Coral Identification? Check out my author page on the website Scuba Diver Life! For the past few months, I’ve been contributing articles around the web for anyone interested in coral identification. On this website, ReefDivers,…

Corals Spawn More Than You Think! Video Of Coral Spawning In Bonaire
Caribbean Coral Spawning It's that time of year again when corals around the Caribbean synchronize for one night of release. But did you know coral aren't restricted to a single night of spawning each year? It is widely believed that coral…
Unusual Corals In Lembeh Strait

Lembeh Strait The Lembeh Strait is a holy grail amongst scuba divers. This relatively small channel of water is home to the highest concentration of crazy critters known anywhere under the sea. Scuba divers from around the world flock to…

Reef Builders Travelogue, Bangka Island, Sulawesi Indonesia
Reef Builders Destination Bangka Island Here at Reef Builders, we are fortunate to dive some of the worlds most lush and vibrant coral reefs, so last year we decided it was time to invite our readers along for the journey.…
Indonesian Coral Diaries – Isopora palifera

Isopora palifera is easily one of the most recognizable corals throughout the Indo-Pacific. If you are just starting to learn coral identification Isopora is one of the easiest corals to spot. Isopora forms robust colonies with thick blades, and the…

There’s A Whole Ocean Of Corals Unknown In The Reefing Hobby

The reef aquarium hobby has come such a long way in the last 15 years. During that time we’ve mastered the husbandry and propagation of hundreds of coral species, nearly as many reef fish, and we know more about the…

There’s Still Hope For Caribbean Coral Reefs

Hope For Coral Reefs Globally coral reefs are under threat. Climat change, population growth, and coastal development all pose a greater risk than even to the survival of these critical underwater habitats. But there’s still hope. Scientist in the Caribbean have…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Acropora prolifera

Acropora prolifera  Acropora prolifera is the most unique and perhaps most difficult species of coral to identify in the Caribbean. Acorpora prolifera is a hybrid of Acropora cervicornis and Acropora palmata so it’s difficult to predict just how this coral will…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Porites divaricata

Porites divaricata Porites divaricata is the smallest species of Porites in the Caribbean. Colonies grow into small branched clusters and can be found in a range of habitats and colors. When we first spotted this species we were surprised to…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Porites colonensis

Porites colonensis Porites is one of the most abundant coral in the Caribbean with six described species. Porites colonensis, however, is one of the more elusive of the bunch and you will need a keen eye to identify this unusual species.…