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Scroll through the below to learn more about us:​

Scientific Papers:

The Indo-Pacific damselfish Neopomacentrus cyanomos at Trinidad, southeast Caribbean

Robertson DR, Kingon KC, Baksh S, Estapé CJ, Estapé AM (2021) 
Aquatic Invasions 16,


The marine fishes of St. Eustatius Island, northeastern Caribbean: an annotated, photographic catalog

D. Ross Robertson, Carlos J Estapé, Allison Morgan Estapé, Ernesto Peña, Luke Tornabene, Carole C. Baldwin;  ZooKeys 30 Dec 2020


The fishes of Alligator Reef and environs in the Florida Keys: a 2020 update

Carlos J. Estapé, Allison Morgan Estapé & Walter A. Starck

Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, Volume 36, 3 November 2020 

An update to the list of shore-fishes from the Parque Nacional de la Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, Veracruz, Mexico

D Ross Robertson1, Horacio Perez-España, Omar Dominguez-Dominguez, Carlos J Estapé, Allison Morgan Estapé ZooKeys 23 Oct 2019

The fishes of Alligator Reef and environs in the Florida Keys:  a half-century update

Walter A Starck II, Carlos J. Estapé & Allison Morgan Estapé 

Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, Volume 27, 29 August 2017;


Underwater Naturalists / Featured Speakers

Seahorse Festivals and Great Fish Count Festivals 2018 & 2019, CoCoView Resort, Roatan, Honduras


100 Fish Behavior & ID Classes, Monthly Presentations 2014 – 2019,, Key Largo, FL

REEF Fest 2015, 2016 & 2018,, Key Largo, FL online Fishinars: 2015 - 2019


Delicate Balance of Nature Series 2014, 2017, John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, Key Largo, FL


Ocean Life Public Seminar Series March 2016, Florida International University, Key Largo, FL


Immerse Yourself Lecture Series 2016, 2017, 2019, History of Diving Museum, Florida Keys


See below for a sample of how our images have been used by:


Educational Websites:

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system & App

Monaco Nature Encyclopedia website; Dr. Guiseppe Mazza

Killi-Data Online, Killi-Data presents information on extant oviparous and viviparous Killies or Cyprinodontiformes


Scientific Papers, Educational Programs, Annual Reports:

The Evolution of Egg Trading in Simultaneous Hermaphrodites; The American Naturalist, Volume 195, Number 3 March 2020

How new species arise in the sea; Tropicos, Pg 31, The Magazine of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

How some Fishes have Adapted to the Ocean;  The Experts are Online, Smithsonian Distance Learning, May 2020

Long-term Monitoring at East and West Flower Garden Banks: 2018 Annual Report, NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries

ECOLOGY: Aquatic animal telemetry:  A panoramic window into the underwater world, June 2015, Science 348(6240):1221


Educational Materials & Exhibit Signage

Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, OR – Won a National Outdoor Exhibit Award for a panel with our diving cormorant image

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, FL – Created educational materials to train staff and educate visitors  

Museums:  American Museum of Natural History, NY; New York State Museum, NY; Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, CA... provided images for their displays


Apps, Books, Magazines, Newspapers

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Fishes: Greater Caribbean app

Easy Fish ID App by John Hoover

REEF Fish Identification Florida Caribbean, Bahamas (Humann/DeLoach), 

Newspapers/Magazines:  Miami HeraldNatureKeys Dive TravelerScuba Diving, Alert Diver, Outdoor Fishing Magazine…

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