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By Author: Dr Zoe Richards

Corals of Kosrae - The Island of the Sleeping Lady

Dr Zoe Richards has just returned from an expedition to Kosrae, Micronesia, where she was surveying coral biodiversity. In this post, she describes her scuba diving surveys beneath the Island of the Sleeping Lady.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2012

Corals of Kosrae - The Lelu Ruins

Dr Zoe Richards has just returned from an expedition to Kosrae, Micronesia, where she was surveying coral biodiversity. In this post, she shares her experiences at the ancient and fascinating Lelu ruins.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2012

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #4


T
o our great fortune the wind dropped slightly so we had the opportunity to survey the exposed South Eastern slope.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 30 Sep 2011

Coral trout spawning

Just before sunset on the night of the new moon (27 September 2011) Mike Emslie, Lyle Vail and Anne Hoggett visited a known spawning aggregation site for coral trout not far from the research station.  

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 28 Sep 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #3

The lagoon at Lizard Island is pretty shallow so over spring's low tides, much of the reef is exposed. At high tide, however, the lagoon provides plenty of scope for easy-access diving.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 28 Sep 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #2

We are here at Lizard Island Research Station, the trade winds are blowing, but this has by no means inhibited our work program.

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2011

Coral Biodiversity Expedition #1

Monitoring the relationship between coral and fish biodiversity is the focus of Dr Zoe Richard’s latest expedition to beautiful Lizard Island....

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 12 Sep 2011