A station at Uva reef in spring 2016 used to evaluate coral condition

A small concrete block has 2 coral samples glued to it on purple pads. It is anchored to the coral reef.

Detailed Description

Photograph of one station at Uva reef in spring 2016 used to evaluate the ecological condition of reefs in Pacific Panama. The rebar stakes in the background mark a permanent quadrat used to monitor reef condition and the corals affixed to the cinderblock in the foreground were used to assess coral growth and mortality. The photo shows significant bleaching of corals at this site in response to the 2015–2016 El Nino event.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3600 x 4348

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Location Taken: PA