Coral Reef Reproduction and Restoration: The SECORE Project
The Aquarium is a participant in the SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) Coral Reef Reproduction and Restoration Project that is taking place in Guam.
SECORE is a global network of scientists, public aquarium professionals, and local stakeholders using a multidisciplinary strategy combining research, education and outreach, and active reef restoration for the conservation of coral reefs. It is a non-profit organization whose work is actively supported by several other Association of Zoos and Aquarium (AZA) facilities including the Columbus Zoo, Florida Aquarium, Omaha Zoo, California Academy of Sciences/Steinhart Aquarium, and others.
Aquarium Publishes New Research on Shark Artificial Insemination
The Aquarium was the first to reproduce endangered zebra sharks via artificial insemination, and its findings are now published and available in the open access journal Frontiers in Marine Science.