[Coral-List] bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef (Alina Szmant)

Bill Allison allison.billiam at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 20:22:25 UTC 2022

This observation is also relevant to hands-on and especially video surveys.
Corals dying by bleaching or CoTS in Maldives go from white to bright green
to pale-medium brown over a period of weeks.
Especially on video, the light-brown, algae coated corals appeared to be
I suspect this accounts for some of the unofficial reports I heard of
bleached corals recovering.

On Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 10:31 AM Eugene Shinn via Coral-List <
coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov> wrote:

> Alina, I think you are right. When we had bleaching in the keys heads
> stayed white for only a couple of weeks. They quickly get overgrown by
> dark colored algae.I am sure you saw that too. Gene
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