Until now, most artificial coral propagation entails breaking live corals into small pieces and planting them out. Now some rather clever chappie has worked out a better option is to use coral larvae for the ‘reseeding’.
Ever wondered how corals – millions of tiny animals – procreate? With millions of tiny eggs of course!
You’d think that if you’re stuck in a little limestone cup, it’s a bit hard to have a polygamous relationship with about a million other corals – but no – they’ve worked it out. They all have SEX on the same night!
Joining a beach clean-up makes us feel good for a few hours, but often you get the feeling that: ‘If all we do is clean-up, then that is all we will ever do!’ Not so. If you report the findings of your clean up, then Tangaroa Blue can turn that data into upstream ACTION!
The diving in the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa is incredible: pristine coral reefs, scenic swim-throughs, gullies and pinnacles, colourful soft and hard corals, interesting marine life, and the underwater mystery of the Yonaguni Monument. Here are 5 other good reasons to dive there.
The Makassar Reef Manta Whisperer. Knowing that mantas are both the most intelligent and inquisitive of all the fish species, it’s sometimes possible to get their undivided attention – for a minute or so.