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Healthy Coral Polyps
Healthy coral is colorful. The entire coral is actually a colony of many little...
A Kelp's Slime
Kelp provide a home for microbes to grow on—they're the reason kelp are so slimy....
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:55
Working in the Dark
Most of the viruses in the ocean are unknown, but scientists are working to fix...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:42
A Microbial World
We live in a microbial world. The ocean is home to innumerable microbes, so many...
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 15:23
Birth of an Atoll
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef that forms as an old volcano erodes. This...
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:18
Waving Sea Fans
Sea fans—softer-bodied coral relatives—colonizing a dead stony coral framework.
Heroes of Herbivory
Coral restoration, often in the form of growing corals in a lab or in field-based...