It’s hard to miss, standing tall above the general canopy height of corals on a Caribbean reef, looking somewhat like an ancient castle with multiple turreted towers. If a castle had been designed by corals, that is. Multiple tall columns,… Read More »Homage to pillar corals, Dendrogyra cylindrus.
Anyone who has watched one or two documentaries about coral reefs will have heard about cleaning stations. A number of small fish species and some small crustaceans maintain stations, locations on the reef, where they engage in cleaning of larger… Read More »Coral Reefs – beauty and wonder lie within superficially simple stories about their residents
Coral reefs are strewn across the tropical ocean like so many pearls from a broken necklace. Some are barely a few hundred meters from other reefs, but many are many kilometers from any other shallow water habitat. Yet nearly all… Read More »The Amazing, Hidden, Early Life of Coral Reef Creatures