Worldwide Corals is Sharing Their Reefing Style Through Aquarium Maintenance

Worldwide Corals has been building world-class reef aquarium displays in their retail stores for over a decade, introducing a whole generation to their unique style of presenting the most colorful corals in the world. For years WWC only took on…

Coral Restoration Foundation Awarded $2.1 Million From NOAA

CORAL RESTORATION IN FLORIDA Coral reefs along the Florida coastline just received a considerable boost from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Coral Restoration Foundation, the world’s largest reef restoration program has been awarded $2.1 million in funding…

Mote and Nature Conservancy to Restore One Million Corals in the Caribbean and Florida Keys

Mote Marine Laboratory and The Nature Conservancy are teaming up to restore coral reefs at unprecedented scales throughout the Caribbean and the Florida Keys. The collaboration officially began Sept. 12, 2016 in Miami, with the signing of a one-year memorandum…

Marine Fishes of Florida, a new book by Snyder and Burgess

There is a new book out, “Marine Fishes of Florida,” that just might be the most comprehensive book ever written detailing all the fish surrounding the state. Like any good book on marine life, it contains hundreds of photos and…

A Fever of Cownose Rays Spotted in Florida

Last week a rather large ‘fever’ of stingrays was filmed flocking off the coast of Tampa Bay Florida. Yes I said fever! The rays, thought to be Cownose rays migrate north from Mexico each summer to the Florida coast in large…

Help restore coral reefs in Florida, Volunteer opportunity at the Mote lab

Would you like to learn more about coral reef restoration? The Mote lab in Key West Florida is looking for Volunteers from in June and July to assist Scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory. The collaborative project between Mote, Florida State Parks, the…

Hundreds of Manatees shut down Crystal Springs in Florida

The United States Fish & Wildlife Service were forces to temporarily shut down part of Florida’s Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge after nearly 300 manatee gathers in the warm waters of the Three Sisters Springs forcing out swimmers and kayakers.…

Coral Morphologic featured in Vice Magazine’s “The Creators Project” video series

The incredible work done by Coral Morphologic’s Colin Foord and Jared McKay has been captured in a two-part video series titled “Coral City” by John McSwain on Vice Magazine’s “The Creators Project” series. The videos show how the two are…

Mimic lemon peel surgeonfish found off Florida coast

Another Indo-Pacific fish species has been recently discovered off the shores of Florida. Two women diving near West Palm Beach saw a fish they never saw before and had the inking it didn’t belong. They snapped photos and reported it…

Florida reefs get Google Maps love

Google Maps took its Street View below the sea a few years back mapping the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and now the technology is coming to Florida’s reefs as US scientists are learning to use specialized fisheye lenses underwater in…