An Amazon Reef

Think “coral reef,” and you likely picture a vibrant, colorful scene amid clear blue waters – not the muddy, silt-filled mouth of the largest river in the Read More…

Just add fish

A healthy coral reef requires balance. Each organism, from corals and fishes to invertebrates and algae, has an important job that contributes to keeping the reef functioning. Read More…

Test tube coral babies

Scientists working to save coral reefs might dream of growing rare corals in a laboratory, then transplanting them to damaged reefs as a way to restore the Read More…

Fish in sheep’s clothing

Blending in is key to the success of the dusky dottyback (Pseudochromis fuscus), a coral reef fish from the south-west Pacific and eastern Indian ocean. The sneaky Read More…