Aug 30, 2010Featured, Uncategorized • 2 comments
Sad statistics are a dime a dozen when it comes to endangered species research. Add this one regarding Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata) to your list: “in the few locations where quantitative data are available (e.g., Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas, Belize, Jamaica and the U.S.V.I.), declines in abundance (coverage and colony numbers) are estimated at >97%.” — Acropora Biological Review Team. 2005.