|01 May 26 Noname inner fringe reef |
There is abundant evidence that severe weather passed over this reef. Fragmented Elkhorn Coral pieces are scattered on the inner portion of the reef and are showing signs of new growth.
|02 June 5, Munjack buoy 3 |
Algae dominated inner reef. Signs of coral bleaching.
|03 June 8 Noname harbour |
Sea grass, mangrove habitat.
|05 June 14 Noname inner fringe reef north |
This small fringing reef is about the size of Sand Key reef in Key West. It was impacted by two major hurricanes in 2004. This survey shows areas of the reef that were damaged, a lot of fragmentation and an amazing survival of one of the thickest elkhorn coral 'forests' in the area.
|06 June 15 b 09 |
Sea Gardens; very impressive recovery from the 2004 hurricane season.
|07 June 17 buoy 4 |
Buoy #4 off of Munjack Cay's Rocky Bay. The shallow reef top is dominated by algae CYSTOSEIRACEAE, FUCALES
|08 June 21 Noname harbour |
Low tide at the entrance to Noname harbour and photographs of sponges on the inner western shoreline.
|09 June 25, Noname inner fringe reef |
Beautiful elkhorn coral, some Acropora palmata fragmentation and yellowing on Montastrea cavernosa.
|10 July 7, Munjack buoy 2 |
A White Pox-type outbreak on many of the elkhorn coral colonies. A wonderful discovery of staghorn coral and the apparent first stages of coral bleaching.