[Coral-List] Cost of Moving Coral Heads?

Bill Allison allison.billiam at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 19:49:07 EDT 2015

I wonder what the total costs are (i.e., the costs including so-called
externalities such as greenhouse gas emissions for boat fuel, transport of
workers to site, dive tank fills, lift bag air, metals, concrete, epoxy

On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 9:57 AM, Delbeek, Charles <CDelbeek at calacademy.org>

> There have been some recent examples of moving corals for dredging and
> port projects such in Key West and in the Port of Miami. I am curious, what
> does it cost to move corals in terms of real dollars? Is it charged by the
> piece? By the size? By surface area?
> Input from anyone who has been involved in something like this would be
> appreciated.
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