Sensitive Jewels

The Ruby Red Dragonets (Synchiropus moyeri), or red scooters, are one of the most stunning fish that were quite recently introduced to the trade, however, shipping and husbandry have proven to be difficult. Obviously, they are very sensitive animals hardly tolerating the stress of catching and shipping with unusual high mortality rates between fishermen, exporter […] Continue reading →

MarineFauna: A Turtle Haven

IMG_1043 Since 15 years the staff of MarineFauna (MF) is monitoring the reef in front of the facility. What we have noticed over the past years is the increase of both turtle species and individuals. More than 20 marine turtles about 4 species (namely green sea turtle, hawksbill, leatherback and olive ridley) are inhabiting the waters just […] Continue reading →