Look: New underwater art in Maldives

Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has presented his most recent work, the “Sculpture Coralarium” in the Maldives. This is the world’s first semi-submerged craftsmanship display, as indicated by deCaires Taylor, and the Maldives’ first submerged exhibition hall. The British craftsman has shows in Cancun, the Bahamas, Grenada, Lanzarote (Spain) and England, yet this denotes his first …

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What are mountainous star corals?

Orbicella faveolata is a significant ­reef-building coral that shapes huge, ­mountainous colonies. Juvenile corals are somewhat commonplace, while grown-up colonies can develop to a great size. Orbicella develops by encrusting. Another province can begin from a solitary polyp, which becomes outward from the base. You can see a somewhat lighter shading on the developing edge …

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