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712, 2018

PIMS Joins The Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network 

By | December 7th, 2018|Categories: , |

Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) Joins The Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network  by Dr. Krista Sherman On November 30th, 2018 The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organization (BMMRO) hosted its fourth training workshop on marine mammal stranding event in partnership with the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) and Dolphin Cay, Atlantis. Participants included Fisheries Officers [...]

312, 2018

Rehabilitating Long-spined Sea Urchins

By | December 3rd, 2018|Categories: , , |

Rehabilitating Long-spined Sea Urchins We're Only Just Grazing the Surface The Long-spined urchin, Diadema antillarum, was once the most effective and important grazer on reefs throughout the Caribbean. These urchins are capable of clearing large areas of macroalgae and keeping it clear for coral larvae to settle and grow. However, in 1983, an unknown [...]

2111, 2018

Forfar Field Station Outplant 126 fragments from their Coral Nursery on Andros, The Bahamas

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: , , |

Forfar Field Station Outplant 126 Fragments from their Coral Nursery on Andros, The Bahamas. by: Anna Safryghin - Forfar Field Station On October 22nd and October 23rd, 2018, The Perry Institute for Marine Science Reef Rescue Network and staff from Forfar Field Station on Andros braved the high seas of the tongue of the [...]

3110, 2018

Reef Rescue Network – Restoring Life, Growing Opportunity

By | October 31st, 2018|Categories: , , |

Introducing the Reef Rescue Network Restoring Life, Growing Opportunity The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a not-for-profit organization committed to protecting our oceans through research that both inform the public and encourage action, ultimately improving the understanding and stewardship of our oceans. Our programs focus on improving our understanding of the issues facing [...]

1710, 2018

Building A Coral Kindergarten

By | October 17th, 2018|Categories: , , |

Growing A "Coral Kindergarten" by Lily Haines “The lessons learned here have the potential to guide coral restoration efforts around the world.”  - Craig Dahlgren, Executive Director of the Perry Institute for Marine Science Coral reefs are natural treasure troves in the Bahamas: they harbor thousands of marine species, support over 40,000 jobs in marine tourism and, each [...]

910, 2018

Guy Harvey Magazine Article 2018

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: |

The Delicate Balance of Protection A Guy Harvey Magazine Article by Dr. Craig Dahlgren "Anyone who has spent a lot of time on the water or under will tell stories of how things used to be and how things have changed. Nowhere has this change occurred more than on our coral reefs." Our Executive [...]