Power users of the Coral Finder may have noticed the curious omission of the genus Gardineroseris from Version 1 of the Indo Pacific Coral Finder. Let’s just say that I was going through a period of low self esteem after three years of pre-publication struggle, and I didn’t have a decent photograph…whatever, I’m sure I had a reason. […]
Now that the Coral Hub Learning Centre is up and running we are beginning to roll out our genus pages starting with the beautiful and sometimes vexing genus Leptoseris. The purpose of the genus pages is to support our main mission i.e. to create a bridge between the field and theory as it relates to […]
The CICBP Project Bulletin Number Two is now available. This bulletin, one of a series, describes the coral identification workshops held in Suva, Fiji, February 2010. Enjoy!
The CICBP Project Bulletin Number One is now available. This bulletin, the first in a series, provides background to the CICBP and outlines its goals and objectives. Enjoy!
Dear All The Coral Hub is under active construction and will be undergoing user testing during June-Aug. 201o. If you are interested in helping us refine the content of the Coral Hub then email us and we will keep you in the loop as the site coms to life. Our goal is to produce a […]
The Coral Identification Capacity Building Programme (CICBP) in collaboration with the Fiji Locally Marine Managed Area (FLMMA) network, and the Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) of the University of the South Pacific (USP), recently hosted a series Coral Identification Workshops at the School of Islands and Oceans, Marine Studies at USP. Around 50 people were […]
Check out the new terms pages on The Polyp and The Corallite. Or if you have any questions regarding how to differentiate between Montastrea and Favia, have a look at the Asexual Reproduction article. What ever your interests there is loads of great new information available to answer questions from coral basics through to technical […]
Next week the Coral Finder Toolkit will be launched at two workshops in Suva, run in conjunction with the Fiji LMMA Network. The brand new Coral Finder, a visual decsion too for identifying corals to genera level are available for purchase at byo guides.
The A-Z pages of the Coral Hub are now well underway. New pages have been uploaded today, with information on Acanthastrea, Acropora and the rest of the A’s all available.
The first set of coral identification workshops will be happening this February in Suva, Fiji. Dates for the workshop are: February 2-5, 2010 February 8-11, 2010