[Coral-List] Coral spawning in Barbados

MENDES, Judith M judith.mendes at uwimona.edu.jm
Sun Aug 16 22:06:15 EDT 2009

The following spawning observations were made on the North Bellairs 
fringing reef on the west coast of Barbados last week.

Tuesday 11th August: A single colony of Montastraea faveolata spawned.

Wednesday 12th August: A large number (>60% of colonies)of both M 
faveolata and M annularis colonies spawned. Spawning first seen at 
9.32pm local time last seen at 10.04pm.  

Thursday 13th August: no spawning observed.

This is the first report of coral spawning from Barbados.

Judith Mendes

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