Dr. Bob Ellis shares details of Florida’s goliath grouper populations, including their ecology and the ongoing research being done to help study and manage them.
The goliath grouper is the largest species of grouper and can be identified by its brown and yellow coloring with dark spots across its heads.
Oceanography Camp for Girls participants were welcomed aboard R/V ANGARI for three days of hands-on, field-based oceanography training and research.
The queen triggerfish is a beautiful species of fish commonly found on rocky sea floors or coral reef in the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
The Caribbean sharpnose puffer is a fish species found off the coast of South Carolina down to the Caribbean Sea and in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dr. Teresa Greely is a Biological Oceanographer and Science Educator at the University of South Florida where she also directs the Oceanography Camp for Girls.
AUTHORS - Nik Varley (ANGARI Foundation)
The green moray eel is one species out of over 800 other species of eels and they belongs to an order of fish called Anguilliformes.
Participants gained hands-on field and laboratory experience in oceanographic methods on R/V ANGARI during the 2022 research cruise portion of Oceanography Camp for Girls.
The dwarf seahorse has a maximum height of 1 inch, making this species the 3rd smallest seahorse in the world.