[Coral-List] Initial Report of AGRRA Program

Robert Ginsburg rginsburg at rsmas.miami.edu
Sun Nov 16 14:14:02 EST 2003

The first volume of reports on reef condition in the Western Atlantic 
developed from the Atlantic Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment Program (AGRRA) has 
been published as Volume 495 of the Atoll Research Bulletin distributed by 
the Smithsonian Institution: Lang, Judith C., ed. (2003). "Status of Coral 
Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and 
Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program". Atoll Research Bulletin No. 
496, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 
Washington, D.C. July, 2003 630 pages.
This volume of contains reports on reef condition using the AGRRA Protocol 
from 20 reef areas of the Greater Caribbean together with a substantial 
summary. The reef areas extend from Los Roques, Venezuela to Abaco in the 
Bahamas, include two reef areas in the Gulf of Mexico, one from Brazil and 
several from the Caribbean. The Table of Contents and Foreword are posted 
Information on how to obtain copies is also posted on the AGRRA Home page.

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