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|, , |

Dive Exuma Joins the Reef Rescue Network

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 [...]

By | 2018-12-31T15:59:00+00:00 December 31st, 2018|, |

Introducing Dr. Krista Sherman

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 [...]

PIMS Joins The Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network 

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, [...]

By | 2018-12-07T21:25:20+00:00 December 7th, 2018|, |

Rehabilitating Long-spined Sea Urchins

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. [...]