Published On: Mon, Mar 10th, 2014

Curaçao featured in Ocean Mysteries

New Picture (11)WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao was star in two episodes of the ABC wildlife adventure series Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin in January and February. The episode that aired in January is entitled "Endangered Coral of Curacao" and covers the work with SECORE and is all about innovative coral breeding research. In the episode Jeff Corwin gets educated about the work researchers are doing and about the coral reproduction that is taking place on the reefs in front of the Curaçao Sea Aquarium. Plus he dives with the Curasub to 2000 feet. In the episode that aired in February, the focus was the dangers the Lionfish represents as an invasive species in the Caribbean seas. The episode shows Jeff Corwin going down to hunt Lionfish in Watamula and the deep reefs. Ocean Mysteries is one of the top-rated wildlife and nature series on television today, consistently scoring the highest ratings during its Saturday morning time block and on average reaching more than two million viewers each week.

“Ocean Mysteries” in Curaçao was produced thanks to the efforts of the Curaçao Tourist Board – USA, and the partnership of Georgia Aquarium and Litton Entertainment. This program was possible due to the participation of important local companies, including: SECORE, Substation Curaçao, Curaçao Sea Aquarium, Lions Dive & Beach Resort, Kura Hulanda Hotel & Spa, Go West Diving, Ocean Encounters, and Touraçao Tourism Services.

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