January 21, 2021

Clever grouper is fascinated with what divers are photographing [off Little Cayman]

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Rumble From Yahoo News Groupers are a large reef fish that inhabit much of the Caribbean. Known for their curiosity and their intelligence, it is not unusual for a grouper to follow divers at a distance. Here in the marine park off the coast of Little Cayman Island, the animals are treated with a great […]

5 night trip to Little Cayman up for bid at MMHF gala

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By DEBBIE BLANK From  THE HERALD-TRIBUNE MMHF gala will raise funds for addiction services Surprises will keep guests engaged at the Once Upon a Time Gala, a fundraiser for Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Saturday, Sept. 29, at The Barn at Walhill Farm, Batesville. The sixth annual gala’s tagline is “in pursuit of happily ever afters.” […]

Explore the underwater world of Little Cayman Island

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By Pam LeBlanc From My Statesman Leave the crowds behind on a sleepy Caribbean island where iguanas outnumber humans I tug on fins, press a mask to my face and gaze out over the blanket of ocean rippling in front of me. Then, with a splash, I step into the blue. When the bubbles from my […]

A positive trajectory for corals at Little Cayman Island

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By Carrie Manfrino From PLOS ONE Abstract Coral reefs are damaged by natural disturbances and local and global anthropogenic stresses. As stresses intensify, so do debates about whether reefs will recover after significant damage. True headway in this debate requires documented temporal trajectories for coral assemblages subjected to various combinations of stresses; therefore, we report […]

Lionfish University wants more culling of lionfish and people to eat them

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The Lionfish University was founded by James V. Hart, Stacy Frank and Courtney Platt with the goals to increase awareness that lionfish taste good and that eating them helps save the reefs. “Gourmet cuisine that makes a positive difference!” The first and only licensed fishery in Cayman is Spinion Lionfish fishery that was started by […]