A. palmata in nearshore MPA north of Vauxhall: Fringing Reef 32

Fringing Reef 32
Specimen One
This specimen is in the most  seaward location
Lat 13.183827 Long 59.639752

Mar 9, 2020

Jan 13, 2023. Coral beside A palmata, P.strigosa appears healthy

Jan 31, 2024 The specimen appeared  completely healthy (i.e. no dieback associated with coral bleaching events in 2023). P strigosa just behind it appears dead.

GPS Location 2020

View onshore. For info of anyone looking for these specimens: they are opposite ‘The Tides’ (restuarant).

Fringing Reef 32
Specimen Two

Mar 9, 2020

Jan 13, 2023

Jan 31. 2024  The specimen appeared  completely healthy (i.e. no dieback associated with coral bleaching events in 2023)

Jan 31, 2024


Large piece recently broken off,  in gully just behind Spec 2. Feb 26, 2024 (not nec from Spec 2)


Fringing Reef 32
Specimen Three

The most eastward Feb 26, 2024

Spec 3


Specimen Four Reef 32
First observed Mar 9, 2024, a little south of the 3 specimens above.
Appeared entirely healthy