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3112, 2018

Dive Exuma Joins the Reef Rescue Network

December 31st, 2018|Categories: , |

Dive Exuma Joins the Reef Rescue Network to Help Preserve Coral Reefs for Future Generations. by Hayley-Jo Carr Located on the Government Dock in the heart of Georgetown, Great Exuma, Bahamas, Dive Exuma are a PADI resort offering daily dives, PADI Courses, Snorkel Tours & Private Charters. Great Exuma is the largest island in the chain [...]

2012, 2018

Introducing Dr. Krista Sherman

December 20th, 2018|Categories: , , |

Introducing Dr. Krista Sherman PIMS New Senior Scientist The Perry Institute for Marine Science is pleased to welcome Dr. Krista Sherman as the newest member of its scientific team! Dr. Sherman is marine scientist with more than a decade of research and conservation experience and is also the first Bahamian female with a PhD [...]

712, 2018

PIMS Joins The Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network 

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

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

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

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 [...]