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How I learned to treat diseased corals with Nova Southeastern University

HOW I LEARNED TO TREAT DISEASED CORALS WITH NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY By Valeria Pizarro "... the disease on the reef was evident; many of the star corals were dead but most of them are diseased with small portions of living tissue. This is bad news for corals, coral reefs, [...]

By |2020-11-20T00:26:38+00:00November 20th, 2020|, , |

Live Training Workshop: Using A Topical Antibiotic to Treat SCTLD

Live Training Workshop Using A Topical Antibiotic to Treat Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease In this thought-provoking live training event, Drs. Karen Neely and Brian Walker of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) share their success using a topical antibiotic to treat Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD). Specifically, [...]

By |2020-11-03T23:57:04+00:00November 3rd, 2020|, , |

Dive Deeper: Identify and Prevent Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

Dive Deeper: Identify and Prevent Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease In 2014, researchers in Florida identified a new coral disease called Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD). This disease has impacted the entire Florida Reef Tract and has spread to other locations in The Caribbean, including The Bahamas. [...]

By |2020-09-24T17:55:25+00:00September 23rd, 2020|, |

Protecting Bahamian Reefs: Identifying and Preventing Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

We need your help to MONITOR and STOP the spread of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) in The Bahamas. The Perry Institute for Marine Science has created this educational video about how to identify SCTLD, report sightings, and disinfect gear/boats if you come in contact with it. Report SCTLD sightings at [...]

By |2020-09-18T19:44:38+00:00September 10th, 2020|, , |

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Penetrates New Providence

by Stanton Charlton, Communications Specialist at PIMS For several months now, the world has become familiar with the increasing ferocity of COVID-19. Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) may be equally threatening, if not moreso, to Caribbean coral reefs. After confirming its spread to Grand Bahama in March, we [...]

By |2020-06-17T00:46:07+00:00June 11th, 2020|, , |