Monthly Archives: January 2012
TMC Bristol have recently uploaded this video of some stunning Anampses femininus wrasse. Also known as Blue-striped Orange Tamarin Wrasse, this species is one of the most sought-after of the family. Growing to a maximum of around 24cm, these fish … Continue reading
Check out this footage of some stunning Tridacnid Clams from Taunton Aquarium Centre (video by TAC).
Forming the foundation of complex food webs in nature, phytoplankton is a generic term given to a range of autotrophic micro-organisms that float in ocean currents feeding on sunlight. Their presence provides food for a range of consumer organisms higher in the food … Continue reading
A scientific paper recently published by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies offers a compelling insight into the relationship between corals and certain reef fish species, suggesting how past extinction events may have driven the complex interdependency we see … Continue reading
Resembling a giant ‘figure 8′, this stunning image of an oceanic phytoplankton bloom was captured by the ESA’s Envisat satellite (using it’s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) in early December 2011. A relatively common occurence in the oceans of the Southern hemisphere, this … Continue reading
Tropical Marine Centre has just launched its V2Auto Top Up – a safe, low voltage auto top up system incorporating a high quality float switch. It is ideal for topping up evaporated water in both marine and freshwater aquariums and … Continue reading