|01 August 19, 1993 |
First survey dive at buoy 11 beautiful conditions.
|02 December 30, 1993 |
Subtle brown spots and yellowing around areas of lost coral are observed on one Montastrea faveolata colony.
|03 June 3, 1994 |
The giant pillar coral is one of the primary survey subjects at Buoy 11.
|04 September 3, 1994 |
Tissue loss, tissue discoloration and algae growth threaten the pillar coral.
|05 December 1994 |
Tissue discoloration and algal overgrowth break out in the middle of the pillar coral during a sustained period of poor visibility.
|06 January 1995 |
The three main survey subjects/ Mountainous Star Coral/ Pillar Coarl and giant brain coral.
|07 March 1995 |
The Mountainous Star coral appears to be healthy except for tissue yellowing surrounding the areas where the coral is not alive.
|08 June 3, 1996 |
The circular white mark on the Pillar Coral is the harbinger of White Plague Type ll.
|09 July 30, 1996 |
White Plague Type ll has spread across this reef. The white area on this coral illustrates two weeks of rapid coral loss.
|10 February 2 1997 |
A very short reef survey.
|11 March 27, 1997 |
There is widespread coral loss in the vicinity of the buoy 11 survey.
|12 July 15 1997 |
Coral disease and infection appear to be at epidemic proportions, especially Black Band disease.
|13 September 7, 2000 |
This dive actually covers three transects SKB10T, SKB11T and SKpillarbrain and gives a good idea about how stressed out this reef is.
|14 June 15, 2001 |
Snail grazing, aspergillus and tissue discoloration set the stage for this dive.