Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic

by Reef Check Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Coral Restoration in the Dominican Republic
Dec 3, 2019

Coral Restoration August to October 2019 Report

EXPEDIA group installing a nursery in Boca Chica
EXPEDIA group installing a nursery in Boca Chica

Nursery Location: Bayahibe

Last Monitoring Visit: October 2019

Next Planned Visit: January 2020

Status: The Bayahibe rope nurseries are regularly maintained by our local partners Coral Point Diving, with the staghorn coral colonies continuing to thrive.

 

Nursery Location: Palmar de Ocoa

Last Monitoring Visit: October 2019

Next Planned Visit: January 2020

Status: The rope nurseries were cleaned, nursery operation continues as usual with our local partner Rebecca Garcia

 

Nursery Location: Las Galeras

Last Monitoring Visit: May 20th

Next Planned Visit: January 2020

Status: Coral fragments continue to grow, a re-fragmentation is needed or the next visit.

 

Nursery Location: Boca Chica

Last Monitoring Visit: Oct 4th

Next Planned Visit: January 2020

Status: A group of employees from EXPEDIA GROUP joined our efforts to install a new coral nursery built from cement, given the recent bleaching event in the south coast, no coral fragments were attached.

 

Nursery Location: Montecristi

Last Monitoring Visit: September 21st

Next Planned Visit: January 2020

Status: Our newest nursery, installed in collaboration with the Dominican Fisheries Consortium and Galleon Divers. Torrential rains made it difficult to locate or work on the coral nursery given very poor visibility.

 

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Reef Check Dominican Republic

Location: Santo Domingo, DN - Dominican Republic
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Project Leader:
Ruben Torres
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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