The Pacific seahorse, Hippocampus ingens, is currently listed as a vulnerable species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species and with a size of about 12 inches, it is one of the
Last month, a group of six teenagers from the Roger Williams Park Zoo Roots & Shoots group in Rhode Island organized a carnival for coral reef conservation.
While teaching the Reef Check California (RCCA) survey methods to students from the California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) scientific diving class on April 12, 2016, Jan Freiwald, Director of Reef Check California saw and documented a crowned sea urchin,
Thanks in great part to the dedication of our citizen scientist network, Reef Check California data have contributed to the recently released State of the California North Central Coast. This State of the Region report brings together information about water
In a recent paper published in the Journal of Ecology, authors Darren Johnson, Reef Check's Jan Freiwald and Giacomo Bernardi used data on genetic diversity and Reef Check California's survey data from southern and central California to investigate the strength
In March, Katie Kozma came on board as Reef Check California's Southern California Training Coordinator. Katie's responsibilities with Reef Check include organizing and conducting research surveys throughout the Southern California region and training volunteer divers in the California rocky reef
In partnership with Reef Check and the Marine Conservation Society, Biosphere Expeditions is offering a free place on an expedition to Musandam (Oman), the Maldives or Tioman Island (Malaysia). Each trip includes training and certification as a Reef Check EcoDiver.
Educational collaboration focused on teaching middle school children how to carry out scientific investigations of the Los Angeles Harbor and coastal waters
The 3rd Global Bleaching Event is now working its way through the southern hemisphere with NOAA Coral Reef Watch showing "hotspots" in the Central and SW Pacific and the Indian Ocean from Indonesia over to Madagascar. Significant bleaching has been