News stories that you feel are worth noting.
Around Bermuda, lionfish are being studied by divers wearing rebreathers. They need this specialized gear to be able to descend to 200' and have time to stay down long enough to study them more closely. CNN shared the story in today's news:
While diving last month, Jessica shots this video of a lionfish being taken out by one of our dive party. Lionfish lay 30,000 eggs or more at a
If you've been in this hobby for a while, you've probably heard of or run into Dirk. He brings a truckload of equipment to reef-related events throughout the year. Recently, he was robbed - they took his entire truck and all of his inventory in the process. He's looking for any tips from the saltwater community. If you've run into anyone that seems to have a truckload of drygoods for sale, it may be stolen. This is Dirk.
When he sets up,
Updated 10-17-2013 at 12:44 AM by melev
This article just came out with which are the better aquariums to visit. http://www.travelchannel.com/interes...iums-by-region
I've been to five of these, so it looks like I need to visit a few more. Here's my list:
Dallas World Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Aquarium of the Pacific
I saw the outside of the National Aquarium once, but there was no time to visit. We ate
What do these two have in common? A week from today, DFWMAS is going to host a fun pumpkin carving event, and the best submissions will win prizes.
“The Great Pumpkin Carving Contest” takes place Saturday the 19th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Park in Grapevine. [ link ] This is a family event with fun for everyone. The club will provide pumpkins and carving kits, drinks and snacks. Gift Cards awarded for best: aquatic creation, most creative and comical.
It's a “Potluck”
This showed up in my newsfeed tonight, and I couldn't believe my eyes.
The following was posted by Sustainable Aquatics today:
A few months ago a member of our staff, marine biologist Matthew Jolley, noticed an odd fish being shredded by his brothers in one of our many grow out tanks. Based on Matt’s attentive care and quick action it was saved.
This animal had very long fins and was being attacked by his brothers because he was different. We isolated him and he