Outstanding March!

We have had an outstanding month…..from Fragging 101 to behind the scenes tour at Birch Aquarium La Jolla! I would like to THANK Chris and Megan at SD Coral for opening up there store in La Mesa for an interesting evening learning tips and tricks of fragging a variety of corals,mushrooms, SPS and more. Big…

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,…

San Diego Marine Aquarists Jan 25th Conservation of Medicinal Marine Sponges

Kayla earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, where she worked with Professor Larryn Peterson to design and synthesize antibacterial compounds that mimic the natural substrate of the LpxC enzyme. Sailing across the Atlantic on an oceanographic research vessel sparked her interest in marine systems. Kayla is interested in the microbiome of marine sponges and hopes to increase understanding of the chemical signaling between the host sponge and its symbionts. She joined the Moore lab in the Fall of 2017.