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Blog 2019-04-30T18:08:07+00:00
905, 2019

Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay Staff Outplant Corals at Green Cay

May 9th, 2019|Categories: , , , |

ATLANTIS RESORT DOLPHIN CAY STAFF OUTPLANT CORALS AT GREEN CAY Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr, Reef Rescue Network Training Director & Coordinator April 2019, Atlantis Resort Dolphin Cay staff joined the Perry Institute of Marine Science (PIMS) to outplant 46 Coral Fragments onto the reef at Green Cay near Paradise Island, The Bahamas. Linda Hammerton [...]

2404, 2019

PIMS ‘Aurora’ Coral Nursery Opens In New Providence.

April 24th, 2019|Categories: , , |

THE PERRY INSTITUTE FOR MARINE SCIENCE OPENS THEIR OWN CORAL NURSERY AT ‘AURORA’ ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF NEW PROVIDENCE Written by: Hayley-Jo Carr April 2019 welcomes the grand opening of The Perry Institute for Marine Science Coral Nursery at ‘Aurora’ on the eastern side of New Providence in The Bahamas. This nursery [...]

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 [...]