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1-20-17 Bicolor Angelfish from Ron’s Tropical Marine Series

TAXONOMY
Kingdom:  Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
Order: Pectiformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes).

Genus/species: Centropyge bicolor

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: One of the  most striking of the… 126 more words

TROPICAL MARINE

Ultimate Bora Bora snorkeling

We’d heard such great things about Bora Bora Pure Snorkeling by Reef Discovery that we booked the excursion twice! We saw myriad species of fish, moray eels, an octopus, eagle rays, and even a manta ray. 21 more words

Snorkeling

Pelekane Bay is more shallow January 2017

Sediment of rocks and gravel resulting from years of run offs and most significant flash flood of August 17, 2015 have filled in the center of Pelekane Bay. 80 more words

Coral Reef

1-18-17 Marine Betta from Ron's Color of Life

TAXONOMY
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Plesiopidae (Roundheads, spiny basslets)
Subfamily: Plesiopinae

Genus/species: Calloplesiops altivelis

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Head and body brownish black with small pale blue spots; vertical and pelvic fins dark orange-brown, with many small blue spots; blue ringed black ocellus above base of last 3 dorsal rays; yellow spots at base of upper caudal rays; pectoral rays bright yellow, fin membrane transparent… 211 more words

TROPICAL MARINE

3,600-Square-Mile Coral Reef Discovered in the Amazon River

The chief executive of AmCorp Realty Corporation, Ben Willingham facilitates the leasing and management of prime real estate in Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio. An avid traveler, Ben Willingham has explored the… 162 more words

Amazon River

Postdoc on anthropogenic noise in coral reef environments at University of Exeter, UK

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PDRF) to work with Dr Steve Simpson (Exeter), Prof. Andy Radford (Bristol) and Prof. Mark McCormick (James Cook University; JCU) on a NERC-funded project to assess Impacts of anthropogenic noise on reproduction and survival. 208 more words

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