Double celebration for Horniman’s coral researchers

Project Coral researchers at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in south London are celebrating the fourth successful annual spawning of their lab-based corals and new funding from the Shuttleworth Foundation to further their work. Project Coral researchers are able to sexually reproduce land-based corals by replicating wild reef conditions, and their work is supporting internationalRead More

Christmas Gift!

One of our readers had this to say about UltraMarine Magazine recently: “Ultramarine for me is informative in many ways. It has helped me from the very beginning of my reef keeping to the stage I am at now. I can always relate to the questions and answers section, as I am either experiencing orRead More

Wanted! Dory

While the trailer for ‘Finding Dory’ is out now and we know more about the story line, what we still don’t know is how many Dorys there are in the sea? Share:FacebookTwitteremail

A New Hope for 2016

2016 begins with the creation of the largest marine reserve in Atlantic Ocean The Blue Marine Foundation said 3 January that it is “delighted to announce the creation of a marine reserve almost the size of the United Kingdom around Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean.” The reserve which is 234,291km2 in size comes atRead More

SAIA ‘Dory’ Campaign

In line with the Sustainable Aquarium Industry Association (SAIA) campaign All Eyes on Dory, Dr. Ike Olivotto of the University of Ancona, Italy, has provided a comprehensive article on biology, breeding and aquarium keeping of Paracanthurus hepatus. Read more, including details  of  the SAIA campaign at Share:FacebookTwitteremail

Plastics, Plastics, Everywhere …

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a press release 11 August about what the research ship Dr Fridtjof Nansen is finding in the southern Indian Ocean – and the news isn’t good – for life in the sea or for the human food supply chain. Share:FacebookTwitteremail