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In the News

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The Coral World UVI Connection

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Valissa M. Hodge, Office/Human Resources Manager The color purple is often associated with intelligence and sophistication, power and a sharp eye for detail. So, we are not surprised that purple is the very favorite color of our very own Valissa M. Hodge. Coral World’s Human Resources…

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Meet our Assistant Curator of Dolphins!

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Meet our Aquarium Supervisor Michelle Alejo

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My name is Michelle Coley Alejo and I’m from a small little rural suburbia town in Pasadena, Maryland. I majored in biology at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. I started my career by working at a pet store…

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“Fragments of Opportunity”

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St. Thomas native Logan Michelle William’s love affair with coral began when she was two years old, snorkeling the waters of St. Thomas with her father. “I grew up here, born and raised,” said Williams, education outreach coordinator at Coral World. “Being able to dive and see these incredible organisms in this…

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Hi. My name is Dylan Goetz and I am from Augusta, Georgia. I studied biology at the University of Georgia. GO DAWGS! I moved to St. Thomas in September 2018 from St. Augustine, Florida, to help start the dolphin program here at Coral World. I’m very…

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Meet Matt Tartaglio

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When freshwater meets seawater

Outreach and Education

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St Croix Rescued female Hawksbill sea turtle taken to Coral World for rehabilitation


A critically endangered 120 pound Hawksbill sea turtle was rescued from Shoy’s Beach, St. Croix on Thursday, October 11. The preliminary examination conducted by Dr. Michelle Mehalick at the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center, indicated the turtle sustained an injury to the right rear flipper and appeared very lethargic.   On Saturday, October 13, the…

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