Coral Reef Ecosystem monitoring
Transect studies of coral reef benthic communities, coral reef associated fishes, and coral recruitment.
Project Status: Active Project
Funding Status: Funded
Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Hanalei WaterShed Hui
National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration
University of Hawaii
Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative
US Environmental Protection Agency
Plan of Action:
Utilize Friedlanders permanent transect sites for additional surveys
Install coral recruitment plates in Hanalei Bay
EPA Targeted Watershed Initiative supports U.H.
CRAMP reef monitoring in 2003 and 2004.
Coral larval recruitment panels set out in summers of 2003 and 2004.
Dr. Alan Friedlander re-surveys transects done in 1994 and 1999 for long-term trends study of reef and reef fishes.