[Coral-List] Acropora cervicornis spawning
eborneman at uh.edu
Sun Aug 12 08:13:37 EDT 2007
During the 3rd SECORE workshop (www.secore.org), we checked on mature
branches of A. cervicornis at Bajo Gallardo and from colonies in
Rincon, Puerto Rico. There were no visible gametes in the polyps and
no spawning was observed from Aug 3-9.
Dept. of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Houston
Science and Research Bldg. II
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77204-5001
On Aug 5, 2007, at 4:31 PM, Hernandez Edwin wrote:
> Saludos, Joselyd and Coral listers:
> We checked on Acropora cervicornis spawning activity in our coral
> farms, as well as in wild colonies in Culebra Island, between the
> 4th and 6th evenings after this full moon. Reefs were inspected
> between 20:30 and 23:00 approx. each evening. No spawning activity
> was observed.
> Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado, Ph.D.
> Affiliate Researcher
> University of Puerto Rico
> Department of Biology
> Coral Reef Research Group
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