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Blog 2019-04-30T18:08:07+00:00
1504, 2019

Parrotfish Projects at Perry Institute For Marine Science

April 15th, 2019|Categories: , , |

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 to their common name. Thirteen [...]

1104, 2019

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

April 11th, 2019|Categories: , , |

"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 Eleuthera Institute’s (CEI) wetlab just [...]

2603, 2019

180 Coral Fragments Relocated To Their New Home On Cannonball Reef

March 26th, 2019|Categories: , , |

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 and guests can view the [...]

603, 2019

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

March 6th, 2019|Categories: , |

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 fish species to breed or [...]

2502, 2019

Trading Snow for Scuba – Will Greene

February 25th, 2019|Categories: , |

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 been a part of my [...]

2002, 2019

AGRRA With ANGARI – South Abaco & East Grand Bahama

February 20th, 2019|Categories: , , |

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) Surveys for South Abaco and [...]