Coral Relocation & Monitoring

Pinnacle completed coral relocation and baseline monitoring in Miami, FL in October 2014. Field monitoring was initiated on 14 November 2016 and completed on 1 December 2016. One hundred and twenty-nine relocated coral colonies and 49 reference corals were tagged for monitoring. Tagged corals included a total of 22 different species of relocated corals (15 scleractinian and seven (7) octocoral). Monitoring data including: coral location, colony size, percent of live tissue, overall health, and attachment success (attached, loose, or missing) was recorded for each of the tagged corals.

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