Fish Lab: Fun Facts and Fascinating Findings

Fish Lab: Fun Facts and Fascinating Findings

Our volunteer Mark follows his passion for marine biology down to the fish lab, where he gets to work with our Clownfish sustainable breeding project.
Learn about our Maldivian and Clark’s Clownfish as they hatch from a clutch of tiny eggs, through a larval stage before developing into miniature ‘Nemo’ juveniles.

Fish Lab & Marine Life

Fish Lab & Marine Life

Read why breeding Clownfish in captivity can be quite a challenge, and venture under the waves to see the variety of ‘megafauna’ species we have encountered this month, including a gentle Napoleon Wrasse and a not so gentle giant barracuda !

Fish Lab – Maldivian Clownfish

Fish Lab – Maldivian Clownfish

This month our Maldivian Clownfish breeding pairs have been busy laying eggs – we had a record of 13 spawns, with between 200 to 1200 eggs per breeding pair.
Gain an insight into the microscopic world as we take a closer look …