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Predicting ideal locations to outplant Elkhorn coral along the Florida reef tract

Published on: 02/21/2024
Research Area(s): Social Media
Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata).

Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata). Credit: NOAA.

Elkhorn coral has been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act since 2006. Our scientists and partners recently published research that predicts ideal locations along the Florida reef tract that would be most conducive to the survival of nursery-reared Elkhorn coral. https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/modeling-identifies-locations-for-elkhorn-coral-restoration-in-florida-keys/

 

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