Protect Our Parrotfish Poster

Protect Our Parrotfish Poster Perry Institute for Marine Science, Friends Of The Environment, Disney's Animals, Science and Environment Created by: Dawn Witherington Description: Perry Institute for Marine Science partnered with Friends of the Environment and Dawn Witherington to develop a parrotfish poster to share some of the species typically found on reefs [...]

By | 2019-04-15T14:50:27+00:00 April 15th, 2019|, |

Parrotfish Projects at Perry Institute For Marine Science

PARROTFISH PROJECTS AT PIMS Written by: Dr. Krista Sherman, Senior Scientist, PIMS WHY PARROTFISH? It doesn’t matter whether they are small or big — parrotfish are some of the most colourful, interesting, and valuable marine species. The atypical “beaklike” teeth and vibrant colours of these fish probably contributed [...]

‘Crossing Our Finger Corals’ at The Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub

"CROSSING OUR FINGER CORALS" AT THE BAHAMAS CORAL INNOVATION HUB Written by: Lily Haines, Research Associate, PIMS & CEI A few weeks ago, one of our coral research interns, Hannah Lochan, woke up to discover an exciting surprise. While checking on our brooding coral colonies in the Cape [...]

By | 2019-04-11T17:54:57+00:00 April 11th, 2019|, , |

180 Coral Fragments Relocated To Their New Home On Cannonball Reef

180 Coral Fragments Relocated To Their New Home On Cannonball Reef Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr On Saturday 16th March 2019 at The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, 180 coral fragments were relocated to a nearby coral reef. The Atlantis Resort Coral Nursery is located in the large Lagoon [...]

By | 2019-03-26T15:40:41+00:00 March 26th, 2019|, , |

F-S-What?: Fish Spawning Aggregations & How Do We Study Them?

F-S-What?: Fish Spawning Aggregations & How Do We Study Them? Written by Dr. Krista Sherman, Senior Scientist, Perry Institute of Marine Science Birds do it, bees do it, and fish do it too! Sex. Breeding. Reproduction. Fish spawning aggregations (FSAs) are a type of reproductive strategy used by various [...]

By | 2019-03-06T22:09:08+00:00 March 6th, 2019|, |

Trading Snow for Scuba – Will Greene

Trading Snow for Scuba How a passion for the ocean from a young age led Will Greene to join the Middlebury College Advanced Field Biology course with the Perry Institute for Marine Science Written by Will Greene Growing up on an island on the coast of Maine, the ocean has always [...]

By | 2019-02-25T21:18:50+00:00 February 25th, 2019|, |

AGRRA With ANGARI – South Abaco & East Grand Bahama

AGRRA With ANGARI - South Abaco & East Grand Bahama Written by: Alannah Vellacott, PIMS Research Assistant Last winter, The Perry Institute for Marine Science teamed up with Bahamas National Trust, San Salvador Living Jewels Foundation and the ANGARI Foundation to conduct Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) [...]

By | 2019-02-20T18:10:11+00:00 February 20th, 2019|, , |

Partner Spotlight – Tarran Simms

Partner Spotlight - Tarran Simms Written by: Reef Rescue Network Coordinator: Hayley-Jo Carr With an array of incredible partners within our new Perry Institute for Marine Science Reef Rescue Network we want to shine a spotlight on some of our partners so you can learn more about the amazing people we [...]

By | 2019-02-08T18:52:00+00:00 February 8th, 2019||

Growing Hope – Perry Institute for Marine Science & Bahamas National Trust Install 2 Coral Nurseries in Grand Bahama

Growing Hope – Perry Institute for Marine Science & Bahamas National Trust Install 2 Coral Nurseries in Grand Bahama Written by: Alannah Vellacott “By growing these corals in nurseries and restoring them to reefs we are giving these corals a chance to re-establish themselves and continue to provide valuable [...]

By | 2019-02-07T02:15:32+00:00 February 6th, 2019|, |

The Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub

The Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub by Lily Haines Last fall marked the beginning of the Bahamas Coral Innovation Hub! Based out of Cape Eleuthera, the hub aims to upscale coral reef restoration in The Bahamas, develop new technologies, as well as educate, train and engage local Bahamians on the [...]

By | 2019-01-26T13:50:38+00:00 January 24th, 2019|, , |