Members of SAM and CESAM collaborating on the construction of the bases coral of the coral farms for A. cervicornis project: “Community Program of coral reef rehabilitation in Culebra, PR”
Construction and installation of Acropora cervicornis fragments on the farms by different members and volunteers of SAM.
Fixation of Acropora cervicornis fragments on the farms by the different members and volunteers of SAM.
Organisms associated with the farms during maintenance visits.
Punta Soldado, Culebra view; where SAM performs a few of their projects in restauration and conservation of corals. Also a view of the farms after one year of cultivation.
Artificial formation of Thickets: top view (Image A), lateral view (Image B), lateral of a sandy substrate covered by coral “carricoche” and on top, colonies grown for a year on SAM farms (Sponsored by Toyota and Ford Foundation PR) forming the Acropora cervicornis thicket.