Mutton snapper spawning aggregation seasonal closure is in effect in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
Some videos about fish spawning aggregations and related issues can be found here:
Gulf Corvina Research conducted by Gulf of California Marine Program, Center For Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0202
News from the Cayman Islands reported that a number of dive firms have come together to donate advanced diving equipments for the staff of Department of Environment to carry out their research on Nassau Grouper.
Blog entry by Anna and Ned DeLoach with Paul Humann including Black Grouper spawning aggregations in Bermuda: http://fishid.com/marinelifeblog/?p=847
California Department of Fish and Game is conducting research on Barred Sand Bass spawning movements and habitat characterization.
Grouper Spawning Aggregation Research Continues in 2010: scientists and project volunteers from REEF and their partner institutions, the Cayman Islands Department of the Environment and Oregon State University, are getting ready for another year of the Grouper Moon Project.
Vulnerability of the Goliath Grouper Population in Florida by Coleman & Koenig Laboratory, The Florida State University (Please check the link here)
The decision has been made to have a fishing closure for Nassau Grouper of 2 months (1 Jan to 28 Feb 2010) from 3 months in recent years.
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