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Get Ready for a Fishy Fall with REEF!

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Summer may be at an end, but that doesn’t mean a fish enthusiast has to be left in the cold! As part of its ongoing fish identification webinar series, “Fishinars”, Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) will offer three informative, educational, and always amusing presentations over the next few months. “Lesser Known Fish of Cozumel”, presented October 17 at 8 p.m. EST by Tracey Griffin, highlights the eponymous Caribbean critters; “Fish Geek” Jonathan Lavan will showcase uncommon dorsal fins with “Feel the Beat! The Top 12 Drums & Croakers of the Caribbean” October 29 at 8 p.m. EST; acclaimed artist and marine life illustrator Val Kells will share the ins and outs of fish illustration via “You do WHAT for a living? Illustrating Fished by Marine Science Illustrator, Val Kells”. Register for your free spot today by visiting www.REEF.org/fishinars!

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Rainbow Reef: Diving Deep and Rising to the Top

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Columns

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Incoming Mail 4 2014: Submission Information

Saludos Rick,

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Tryton Drylite

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Article by Coach Izzy (www.scuba-diving-fitness.com); photo courtesy stock xchng.


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