Bruce’s career in ichthyology began in 1956 with a small aquarium he received as a gift. From that day on he has always had an aquarium nearby. In 1967 he took up scuba diving while working at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in April 1971, then traveled to Guyana to assist in a study of cichlid fishes. From 1972 – 1975, he participated in a survey of the coral reefs of the Fiji archipelago as a joint project of the Peace Corps and Smithsonian. In 1975, he moved to Honolulu where he earned his PhD in Ichthyology at the University of Hawai?i and started work at the Waikiki Aquarium where he pioneered techniques for culturing corals, and new exhibits featuring nautilus, cuttlefish, giant clams. In 1990, he was appointed Director of the Waikiki Aquarium. He left Hawai?i in April 2002 to join the design team to create the world’s largest aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2011 he retired and returned to Hawaii. Bruce has published numerous scientific articles ranging from descriptions of new species of reef fishes, to telemetry work on chambered nautilus, to culture methods for corals. He remains active in the defense of the Hawai?i aquarium fishery and continues with research on the chambered nautilus. *Legal Stuff* The purpose and content of this video is to provide general information regarding the products and their applications as presented in the video. Aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all express or implied warranties, in any way, related to the products and their application as presented in this video, make no representation or warranty regarding the products and the application as presented in this video and shall not be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages of any type, including but not limited to punitive damages, or from personal injury or death resulting from or in any manner related to the video, and the products in and contents of the video. The viewer expressly agrees that aquatic sales solutions, inc. And its officers, directors, employees and agents shall not be liable for any damages or losses related to the products in and content of the video and hereby agrees to hold the foregoing harmless from any such losses or damages.