Coral Spawning

Bernardo Vargas-Angel vargasb at
Tue Aug 7 15:48:08 EDT 2001

Subject: Coral spawning event

Date: 	6 August 2001

Location: Acropora cervicornis thickets off Ft. Lauderdale, FL,
depth 3.3

Sea conditions: Winds E - NE 10-12 knots, seas with moderate
chop, 2-4 ft.;
southerly current, 0.75 kts, estimated. Thick layer of brackish
water delivered by inlets due to recent heavy rain events.

Report: Colonies of Acropora cervicornis released egg-sperm
bundles around

Bernardo Vargas-Angel

Bernardo Vargas-Angel
Research Scientist
National Coral Reef Institute
NSU Oceanographic Center
8000 N. Ocean Drive 
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Phone: (954) 262-3677 
Fax: (954) 262-4027
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