Category Archives: Acroporoids

Complete dieback of Acropora prolifera (hybrid acroporoid coral) on Vauxhall Reef, Barbados in 2023 16Feb2024

The photos at left illustrate two A colonies by a large Diploria clivosa on the Reef Flat at Vauxhall. In the top photo, taken on Mar. 30, 2023, both colonies are entirely healthy. In the bottom photo, taken on Jan … Continue reading

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Successful re-invigoration of staghorn coral and a lot else at the Oracabessa Bay Fishing Sanctuary in Jamaica 26Apr2020

View A BAY IN JAMAICA COMES BACK TO LIFE By UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME MARCH 16TH, 2020 ““We search for dying coral colonies. We take the best coral pieces to the undersea coral nursery, cut them in bits and hang them … Continue reading

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Spectacular A. prolifera in Belize 16Apr2020

Photo and more to be viewed on Fragments of Hope, Belize From About for Fragments of Hope, Belize Mission To re-seed devastated reefs with genetically robust, diverse and resilient corals that will mature to spawning age/size, and at the same … Continue reading

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Good News 1Feb2019: Staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis in Reef Front of Vauxhall Reef, Barbados 1Feb2019

In March of 2015 I observed Acropora cervicornis in a small area on the Reef Front of the Vauxhall Reef. According to a report by R. MacLean and H.A. Oxenford on surveys of Acroporoids on the west coast of Barbados … Continue reading

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