[Coral-List] Cold-water bleaching event

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Wed Aug 4 11:57:22 EDT 2010

Cold-water bleaching event 
Location: Bath & Tennis Reef, Palm Beach,  FL. 260 40.840 N, 080 0 01.110  
On July 11, divers reported water temperatures in the  area dropped from 
840 F to the mid-50’s. 
On July 12, a fish-kill was  reported in the area, FWC collected fish and 
water samples. Video at: _http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIGD5buXnKw_ 
On July 28, 2010 divers  first noted and photographed bleached coral on 
Bath & Tennis  Reef.
On August 3, 2010 divers  video taped a section of the impacted area. Video 
from dive at: _http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz8AcJAxnvk_ 
Ed Tichenor 
Palm Beach County Reef Rescue 
_www.reef-rescue.org_ (http://www.reef-rescue.org) 

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