Latest Southeast Asian coral reefs Stories
Smithsonian scientists and colleagues conducted the first DNA barcoding survey of crustaceans living on samples of dead coral taken from the Indian, Pacific and Caribbean oceans.
A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey of U.S. residents has discovered that Americans estimate the value of Hawaii's coral reefs at $33.57 billion per year.
The ability of marine reserves to replenish fish stocks has been studied extensively, but evidence of their ability to benefit shallow-water communities to thrive remains a mystery.
Historical reconstruction reveals humans contributed to both degradation and recovery of coral reefs.
Australia should show a strong international lead in protecting the oceans and sea-life against overexploitation and other human impacts.
Research identifies 8 factors that can alert managers to the threat of overfishing in otherwise healthy-looking reefs.
An international team of scientists has achieved a major breakthrough in fishing sustainability on coral reefs which could play a vital role in preventing their collapse.
A young research scientist who has studied fish from outer space in order to help predict the future of our coral reefs and their fish stocks is this year’s winner of a prestigious science prize.
A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology is using the Aquarius underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida to study how the diversity of seaweed-eating fish affects endangered coral reefs.
Coral reefs are submerged structures consisting of calcium carbonate secreted by corals. Coral reefs are colonies of small animals found in marine waters that enclose few nutrients. The majority of coral reefs are constructed from stony corals, which then consist of polyps that come together in groups. The polyps are like small sea anemones, to which they are very closely related. Unlike the sea anemones, coral polyps secrete hard carbonate exoskeletons which provide support and protections...
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