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By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Researchers name new ocean zone: The rariphotic

WILLEMSTAD - Based on the unique fish fauna observed from a manned submersible on a southern Caribbean reef system in Curaçao, Smithsonian explorers defined a new ocean-life zone, the rariphotic, between 130 and More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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New species of scorpionfish discovered in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - Living more than 100 meters below the water's surface, this newly discovered fish has evaded scuba divers for years. Researchers from the Smithsonian’s Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) recently More...

Frapper
By Edition On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Frapper Trap FAD’s of the coast of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Team Frapper is pleased to announce the planned deployment of 2 of their prototype Frapper Trap FAD’s off the coast of the Caribbean Island, Curaçao. As part of an on-going research project called Deep More...

Goby
By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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Nine new species of Goby Fish are discovered

WILLEMSTAD - Coral reefs are diverse ecosystems that provide home to millions of species of marine organisms worldwide. Reefs support important commercial and artisanal fisheries, and eco-tourism activities related More...