Coral Conservation Similar Videos
Staghorn and elkhorn coral, which are the building blocks of reefs in the Caribbean and Florida Keys, have become threatened species. NOAA and its partners started a coral restoration effort to transplant and restore thousands of coral colonies.
Dr. Lubchenco Visits Florida Keys Coral Nursey in 2010
NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco joins NOAA staff and Recovery Act project partners as they tour the Wellwood restoration site at Molasses Reef in the Florida Keys. They examine transplanted staghorn and elkhorn corals and a coral nursery.
2012 West Coast deep-sea coral research cruise
In 2012 NOAA and partners participated in a research cruise off the West Coast to explore and map deep-sea corals and sponges, associated fish and invertebrates, and document impacts from marine debris and bottom contact fishing gear.