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 !

November Updates From Our Fish Lab

November Updates From Our Fish Lab

This month we are swimming in baby Clownfish, brewing gallons of phytoplankton ‘soup’ and trying to identify the creature from the blue lagoon !

Fishy Facts From Our Lab !

Fishy Facts From Our Lab !

See what happens when we take samples of larvae from the lagoon – which sea creatures will be the fastest to mature ? And with the help of our infographic and microscopic photographs, we explain how our Seahorses are given food here in the lab … it’s not as simple as you might think !

Fascinating Phenomena from the Fish Lab !

Fascinating Phenomena from the Fish Lab !

We’ve got lots of baby Maldivian clownfish this month, and read about how a walk along the beach turns up some unexpected food for our seahorses, along with some glow-in-the-dark fun from bioluminescent plankton.

Fish Lab – June Updates

Fish Lab – June Updates

We have some new arrivals here at the fish lab !
Take a close look at the larvae from our clownfish & boxer shrimp, and catch up with the latest on our new saltwater aquarium at Kuda Huraa.

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 …