CORAL IS ALIVE AND GROWING:
Please do not touch or walk on living coral.
Not everyone realises that coral reefs are made up of tiny animals less than one centimetre tall. The “stone” that you see is the outer skeleton of these tiny animals, which are retracted into the reef during the day. The outer, coloured layer of coral is the living area. Any broken grey area is no longer alive.Read More
There are many reasons why feedinf fish for fun is a bad idea for the fish themselves.Read More
The 2009 inaugural Fiji Islands Conservation Science Forum (FICSF) provided an excellent platform for the Butterflyfish Count organizing committee to present its findings to the greater scientific and conservation organizations in Fiji as well as to the general public.
The presentation was made by Chinnamma Reddy on behalf of the committee.
During the whole month of October 2009
Even after last years International Year of the Coral Reef , you have the opportunity to help celebrate and record Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show you care about our world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in a week-long hunt for the Great Fiji Butterflyfish!Read More
Created for divers, snorkelers, aquarists and all marine enthusiasts, this “V.I.D” (Video ID) Guide covers the incredible marine biodiversity of this fantastic corner of the South Pacific.
It’s an comprehensive identification guide to 1272 animal and plant species — except that instead of being a book full of pictures, it’s a video with gorgeous real-life footage of each species, and each of the 1739 video clips is labeled with the common and scientific names of each species.