This blog has been created as a central location for researchers and divers to post their observations of the Caribbean Acroporid Spawn. Hopefully 2010 will be a great year for making baby acroporids!
ESA Listed Corals
Elkhorn (Acropora palmata) and Staghorn (A. cervicornis) corals were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act on May 9, 2006. These two species are managed by the NOAA Fisheries Service Southeast Region Protected Resources Division. For more information about the listing and conservation of these species please visit http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/esa/acropora.htm.