Latest News from our Marine Discovery Centres
Catch up with the May news from our Marine Discovery Centres.
We have lobsters, anemones and clownfish in the Fish Lab; out on the ocean we are photographing dolphins, and we analyse underwater photographs of wild sea turtles for identification.
Find out what’s happening down in our Fish Lab, with all the latest facts and figures from our Clownfish breeding programme, and learn why we rescued one very lucky lobster direct from the restaurant !
Finally, you can join us on safari to enjoy some amazing underwater marine life.
Irene helps with our Head Start programme and releases some hatchlings into the ocean during a memorable dawn trip on the ‘whaler’.
She also finds time to research the devastating effects of ‘ghost nets’ on Olive Ridley sea turtles, before departing with newly found study plans and a thirst for further travel adventures.
Enjoy some beautiful marine life photos of a fascinating Nudibranch phenomenon, right here in our lagoon at Landaa Giraavaru.
And then read about memorable encounters with Spinner dolphins on safari, before joining us underwater to collect new specimens for our Fish Lab.
This month, Lynn learns about our coral propagation programme and helps to make new Reefscapers frames, before joining a Manta Trust expedition for some thrilling underwater experiences.
She also says goodbye to an old friend, a rescued Olive Ridley sea turtle named ‘Denise’, lovingly cared for and released back to the ocean.
Meet Hannah, who joins us from Down Under as our marine biology intern at Kuda Huraa.
It’s not long before she’s helping out with our rehabilitation turtles, in what turns out to be the busiest period at our rescue Centre.
And read how the Maldivian spinner dolphins might have finally warmed her heart … ❤