Coral Reef Monitoring. What is a Coral?. Animal, vegetable or mineral?. Conservation of Coral Reefs. Monitoring is necessary to decrease the decline of reefs Coral reefs have a high biodiversity
Animal, vegetable or mineral?
A volunteer, community-based coral reef monitoring and education program that promotes coral reef conservation and preservation throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands.
Near the intersection of Kam. Hwy and Lulani St.
Snorkeler/diver swims down the transect line and counts abundance of orgs
Snorkeler/diver swims down the transect line and every 5 meters counts % cover of species
Banded Coral Shrimp
Crustose, turf, invasive
Pink and encrusting
Pennekamp Reef, Key Largo, FL