Punta Gorda (image) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Caption The crossing between Punta Gorda on the Panamanian mainland and Coiba Island National Park can be treacherous. David Roubik, STRI staff scientist discovered a new species of forest bee that has only been found on Coiba and Rancheria Islands. Credit STRI Usage Restrictions Credit STRI Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.