Bart Shepherd, Director of Steinhart Aquarium, explains that SECORE’s approach uses special nets to collect sperm and egg bundles during spawning events that occur predictably in the wild during full moons.
“A spawning event is like snowfall in reverse,” he says.
The island chain supports more than 500 species of coral and 2,000 species of fish, making it a biodiversity hotspot and an important location for scientific research.
This exhibit replicates some of the diversity found in this vital marine resource.
ADA Paratransit and Dial-a-Ride fares are unchanged.