Tag: coral reef

  • Drew Harvell at work in the coral triangle

    My friend, collaborator and post-doc advisor Dr Drew Harvell of Cornell University has published three articles in the New York Times Scientists at Work series about her current trip to the coral triangle. In her Feb 1 post Drew describes her visit to the reefs of Papua, some pristine and diverse, some ravaged by dynamite fishing:…

  • Rangiroa spur and groove

    A dramatic spur and groove fore reef structure on the south side of Rangiroa, French Polynesia. Photo by Dr. Andy Bruckner. See more photos from the Living Ocean Foundation’s Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia cruise here.

  • Fish love GoPros

    Marine ecologists have discovered the value of GoPro underwater cameras. In this video, Michael Gil’s GoPro is attacked by a hungry triggerfish (Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus). Read Michael’s description of the event below from his blog. HT to Adrian Stier and thanks to Michael. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m42HmBuNuAE&[/youtube]   To pick up where I left off, after the Great Vermetid Surveys of 2012…