Explain the Reef!
Worms may be fairly low on most reef visitors’ bucket lists but they’re super-important members of the reef environment. Overwhelmingly
Why do flying fishes fly? To escape predators, to flee from surprises like boat engines next them, perhaps to entertain
What are sea urchins? Members of Class Echinoidea, they’re distant cousins of starfishes that boast imposing defenses and bad reputations.
UNLIKELY ANIMALS THEY MAY SEEM TO OUR EYES, but feather stars are full-fledged members of the animal kingdom. Here’s a
We’re all likely familiar with the terms “murder” of crows and “pride” of lions for assemblages of those animals. But
Researchers have discovered that seemingly benign upside-down jellyfish utilize a unique, previously unrecognized weapon to capture prey: “Stinging mucus grenades.”
Bermuda Chubs (Kyphosus sectatrix) are sort of the Charlie Browns of reef fish. Where many
True soft corals are among the most beautiful gems of the reef, yet they’re difficult