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05 December

Getting rid of the Sharp and Slimey

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Doing population controls of coral predators to assist recovery on reefs impacted by the 2016 mass coral bleaching event. A total of 790 corallivore snails (Drupella spp.) were removed from the Reef Rescuers transplanted site in Cousin Island Special reserve.

Another 28 corallivore starfishes (Crown-of-Thorns) were injected with lethal doses of vinegar on the resilient reef of Trompeuse.

by Louise Malaisé, Technical & Scientific Officer, Reef Rescuers

Read 226 times Last modified on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 10:45
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