Saving the Coral

Expedition Akumal has started a program, similar to ones found in the Florida Keys and elsewhere, to monitor, and save the corals.

[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Expedition-Akumal/252505741593848]

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Healthy healthy coral
measuring salinity
measuring salinity
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Measuring a large, health elkhorn

 

 

Others, including Natalie and Ivan, do a great job of keeping the invasive lion fish population in check. Lionfish eat baby fish that keep the coral clean of algae.

Lobster dive_lion

 

[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dive-With-Natalie-Ivan/312565471804]

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