It’s Show N Tell February

We had a really great presentation January when Fernando Nosratpour | Associate Curator Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego gave a very interesting presentation on “SECORE Coral Reproduction Workshop: Applying workshop techniques to efforts at Birch Aquarium at Scripps”. We all learned alot about what it takes to catch the eggs at the exact time…

Happy Holidays from SDMA

Once again, we have exceled and exceeded beyond where we had expected to be by the end of 2017! We have grown in membership, we have acquired new supporters like VW Reef,Reef2Reef, Fritz Products to be added to our growing list supporters. We had a great speaker Chris Medrano from Fountains Aquarium last month on…

Announcing MACNA 2018

August 16, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA®) is proud to announce that MACNA® 2018 will be held in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7 – 9, 2018, at the Westgate Resort and Convention Center just off the world famous Las Vegas strip. MACNA® 2018 is proudly sponsored by: Triton,…

The Restoration Revolution

The Restoration Revolution By Matt Dozier Gearing up for the largest coral restoration project ever in the Florida Keys Ken Nedimyer tends to staghorn coral growing on a coral tree nursery offshore of the Florida Keys.  For the past three decades the coral reefs of the Florida Keys have been under stress. A poisonous cocktail…