Thursday, September 28, 2023

This article highlights the collaborative efforts of conservationists throughout the Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic who work to combat the invasive lionfish, including REEF's work to orgnanize removal events such as the Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival.

Monday, May 8, 2023
UC San Diego Today

Grouper Moon Project researchers use a variety of technology to study endangered Nassau Grouper in the Cayman Islands, including an underwater microscope to track the movements of Nassau Grouper eggs in the wild. This groundbreaking technology allowed scientists to study the behavior of these fish at a microscopic level and understand more about their reproduction and survival. A study detailing these findings was recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Alert Diver

REEF Board of Trustees members and marine life authors Ned and Anna DeLoach share their experience diving in Cuba's Gardens of the Queen marine park in search of the rare Golden Fairy Basslet during the REEF Field Survey Trip in March 2022.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Scuba Diving

This article highlights the effectiveness of lionfish derbies in the Florida Keys, including the recent Earth Day Lionfish Derby where winning team Forever Young swept all three prize categories - most lionfish, largest, and smallest.