[Coral-List] 2014 Coral Spawning Report – Southern Taiwan: Kenting

Matt Oldach mt880883 at dal.ca
Tue Jul 29 15:30:02 EDT 2014

Observers from the University of Calgary and the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NNMBA) report the following mass coral spawning observations.  Numbers reported are from just one dive made each night by four primary observers in limited area on the reef for a limited time at Houbihu ( 後壁湖 ) marine protected area in Kenting ( 墾丁 ). Water depth of observations approximately 4.5m.

May 21, 2014
Sunset 18:35
Acropora humilis (1 colony)

May 22, 2014
Sunset 18:35

Galaxea fascicularis (50 colonies)

Favia speciosa (1 colony)

Acropora hyacinthus (2 colonies)

Acropora intermedia (5 colonies)

University of Calgary
Matthew Oldach
Peter Vize

Ray Tan
Ernie Liu
TY Fan

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