French aquarists from All Marine travel to Indonesia to film zoanthids in their natural habitat

All Marine is a progressive reef aquarium operation in France with a special connection to some coral collection sites in Indonesia. Since several of their staff are crazy for zoanthids, on their last collecting trip they made a special effort…

Pictichromis dinar, a new bicolor dottyback species from Sulawesi

Pictichromis dinar is a new species of Pseudochromis discovered in the Western Gulf of Tomini, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Although we’ve seen Pictichromis dinar in person on a couple occasions over the last 18 months, the species was only recently described by…

Indonesia to set quotas on coral trade

This week Indonesia announced plans to begin setting quotas on coral trade in an effort to preserve its coral reefs. The country has seen the negative impact of destructive fishing, tourism, climate change and coral trading on its precious reefs…