Creature Feature: Buffalo Trunkfish

Creature Feature: Buffalo Trunkfish

The Buffalo Trunkfish, Lactophrys trigonus, is a peculiar and angular-looking fish found throughout the tropical waters of the western Atlantic and the southern coasts of the United States. They have a unique body, often referred to as its carapace, made of hard...
Marine Habitats: Seagrass Beds

Marine Habitats: Seagrass Beds

Seagrasses are the only true flowering plant that can live completely submerged in salt water. Despite the name “grasses,” they are not related to grass in any way except for appearance, and are actually more closely related to lilies. As flowering plants, they need...
Meet the Staff: Maia Griffith

Meet the Staff: Maia Griffith

Maia Griffith is Pigeon Key’s newest full-time staff member, joining on as the Education Coordinator at the end of August this year! She took over the role once Callie became Education Director. Maia was an intern here starting in January 2022 and was thrilled to be...
Education Season 2022 Recap

Education Season 2022 Recap

With Summer Camp over, the 2022 Education Season here on Pigeon Key has come to an end. We had an amazing year of marine science programming, snorkeling the reefs, exploring the tidepools, and experiencing the history of the island! In 2022, we had 28 groups stay with...
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