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Fish News

Fish News -- ScienceDaily
All about fish. Current research in marine biology including fish habitats, aquaculture, speciation, deep sea fish and more.
Fish News -- ScienceDaily
  • How can we avoid kelp beds turning into barren grounds?
    Urchins are marine invertebrates that mold the biological richness of marine grounds. However, an excessive proliferation of urchins may also have severe ecological consequences on marine grounds as they reduce algal cover and affect the survival of other marine species. To explore global dynamics and the factors that turn kelp beds into barren grounds is the main objective of a new study.
  • Endangered hammerhead shark found migrating into unprotected waters
    The precise movements of a young hammerhead shark have been tracked for the first time, scientists report. The study, which ran over a 10-month period, reveals important gaps in current efforts to protect these endangered sharks and suggests key locations that should be protected to help the survival of the species.

Coral Reef News

Coral reef information. Read current news articles on coral reefs in danger due to coral bleaching. See photos of coral reef fish and sponges. Learn about coral reef conservation.
  • CT scans of coral skeletons reveal ocean acidity increases reef erosion
    For coral reefs to persist, rates of reef construction must exceed reef breakdown. Prior research has largely focused on the negative impacts of ocean acidification on reef growth, but new research demonstrates that lower ocean pH also enhances reef breakdown: a double-whammy for coral reefs in a changing climate.

ReefID's Most Wanted

most wanted - nudibranchs

ReefID's Most Wanted feature is a way to participate and have fun with ReefID's efforts to target and fill a specific area of the identifier.

 

Each quarter the wanted poster will display a specific inhabitant we'd like our users to focus on to fill the database. In addition to being posted in your personal galleries, a specific gallery will be set up to display most wanted submissions with links back to your individual profiles.

 

From these submissions, ReefID will select the entries that best help others identify what they see to add to the identifier as well as special submissions and photographers that will be displayed on the home page.

 

To participate, create a new adventure in your account, upload images and we'll do the rest.   All galleries created in the respective most wanted period will be inspected for possible entries and placed into the appropriate most wanted galleries. A note in the description field regarding what you think you have photographed and were you were when you too the picture is always helpful. 

 

If you are not a photographer but would still like to participate, help us identify.  Use the comments section underneath each image in the most wanted galleries to give us your best guess at what we're looking at (Comming Soon!).  A special shout out will be given to all that do their part.

 

Happy hunting!