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Publications 2018-01-18T14:43:38+00:00

Recent Perry Institute for Marine Science Publications

NASSAU GROUPER

712, 2018

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 [...]

312, 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 [...]

2111, 2018

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

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 [...]

3110, 2018

Reef Rescue Network – Restoring Life, Growing Opportunity

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 [...]

1710, 2018

Building A Coral Kindergarten

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 [...]

910, 2018

Guy Harvey Magazine Article 2018

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 [...]

2009, 2018

Contemporary and emerging fisheries in The Bahamas

"Contemporary and emerging fisheries in The Bahamas— Conservation and management challenges, achievements and future directions." Krista D. Sherman | Aaron D. Shultz | Craig P. Dahlgren | Claire Thomas |Edward Brooks | Annabelle Brooks [...]

907, 2018

Ecological Impacts of Sponge Harvest: An Assessment of Sponge Grounds off Andros Island

Ecological Impacts of Sponge Harvest: An Assessment of Sponge Grounds Off Andros Island QUICK INTRO ON SPONGES There are currently 8897 described species of sponges belonging to the phylum [...]

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MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

910, 2018

Guy Harvey Magazine Article 2018

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 [...]

1507, 2017

Fowl Cays Coral Nursery Established

Fowl Cays Coral Nursery Established On July 15th, 2017, Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS) travelled to Marsh Harbour, Abaco in The Bahamas and successfully established a coral nursery in the Fowl Cays National Park. With Friends of the Environment’s [...]

1503, 2017

Corals and Climate Change

Project Summary Corals live within a limited temperature range. As such, they are extremely vulnerable to changes in temperature. During the heat of late summer, sea temperatures that warm even a fraction of a degree [...]

2601, 2017

Review of the Benefits of No-Take Zones

This report was commissioned by the Wildlife Conservation Society to support a three-year project aimed at expanding the area of no-take, or replenishment, zones to at least 10% of the territorial sea of Belize by the end of 2015.

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CORAL REEFS

2601, 2017

Bahamas Coral Reef Report Card 2016

From 2011 to 2013, the Atlantis Blue Project Foundation (ABPF) supported the assessment of a total of 214 reefs throughout The Bahamas, including sites on Cay Sal Bank, Andros, the Southern Bahamas, New Providence and Rose Island, the Little Bahama Bank and partial surveys in the Exuma Cays and Berry Islands. Access our Coral Reef Report Card 2016 to learn more.

2601, 2017

2014 Bahamas Coral Reef Report Card

In 2008, the Atlantis Blue Project Foundation (ABPF) supported the first comprehensive baseline survey of 21 coral reefs around New Providence and Rose Island, Bahamas. Access our Coral Reef Report Card 2014 to learn more.

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CLIMATE CHANGE

1201, 2017

It is Time to Help the World’s Most Vulnerable People

This article focuses on the long distance spawning migrations of Nassau grouper in The Bahamas.

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