Sun Coral

Sun Coral

Tubastrea faulkneri                          Sun Coral The one thing that the majority of reef keepers have in common is the desire to introduce an array of vivid colours into their reefs. Let’s face it: the majority of corals that you will see on display are...
Fathead Anthius

Fathead Anthius

Serranocirrhitus latus                         Fathead Anthias   /   Sunburst Basslet Anthias oh my dear Anthias, what beauty abounds our coral reefs non more so than in the sub family Anthiinae… for here lie the coral perches, without a shadow of doubt the most...
A Child of the Stars

A Child of the Stars

So the question are – How old are you, and how were you made? Simple: Mummy and Daddy, birds and the bees, evolution, DNA, a one Mr. Charles Darwin, reproduction, genetics—we all know the story. We all have a birthday to remind us, and we all tend to try and forget...
Sex in the Sea (City)

Sex in the Sea (City)

Bump and grind, baby—bump and grind! This is what we are talking about. 50 shades of what!? Let me tell you, you humans are funny things, funny things indeed. Sex for fun? What a waste of time and energy. For us beasts in the oceans, we don’t have to enjoy it, we just...
SAR11 – the most abundant marine organism

SAR11 – the most abundant marine organism

What’s the most important marine lifeform? Well that’s a question isn’t it. What do you think, whales and dolphins will spring to mind for so many people, but I did not ask what the most intelligent marine lifeform is, so what is it. Are they corals for without them...