[Coral-List] John Claydon..branching coral growth rate

hreyes hreyes at uabcs.mx
Wed Mar 7 14:51:52 EST 2007

john, we are using plastic tie-wraps to measure coral growth in pocillopora 
from the gulf of california (place the tie near the base of a branch and 
measure distance from the edge of the plastic to the tip of the coral, return 
later, repeat and record the difference). just to be sure we compared the data 
with alizarin-marked branches and they work fine!

Hector Reyes

>===== Original Message From Gene Shinn <eshinn at marine.usf.edu> =====
>Dear John, If I was doing it today I would use tie-wraps..They didn't
>exist in the 1960s..along with a lot of other things that have
>complicated our lives. Gene
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Hector Reyes Bonilla
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur
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