With the help of REEF volunteers, we can better understand the affect of Sea Star Wasting Syndrome on sea stars.
REEF volunteers survey sites in the San Juan Islands. This data is analyzed by SeaDoc and REEF to analyze changes happening at these sites.
Summer may be at an end, but that doesn’t mean a fish enthusiast has to be left in the cold! As part of its ongoing fish identification webinar series, “Fishinars”, Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) will offer three informative, educational, and always amusing presentations over the next few months. “Lesser Known Fish of Cozumel”, presented October 17 at 8 p.m. EST by Tracey Griffin, highlights the eponymous Caribbean critters; “Fish Geek” Jonathan Lavan will showcase uncommon dorsal fins with “Feel the Beat!
Federal and state fisheries lift spearfishing restrictions in certain areas for REEF's lionfish derby.
In collaboration with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment, REEF scientists use hydrophones to listen for Nassau Grouper.
REEF's Invasive Species Program shows citizens how they can get involved in reducing lionfish populations.
A brief history of REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project and other programs...
An excellent review of the extent of the lionfish invasion and the importance of getting involved to save native species.