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Florida Marine Lab 'Releases' Coral Fragments in Keys Reef Restocking


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Source: UnderwaterTimes.com

October 17, 2010

 

Sarasota, FL - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, scientists with Mote Marine Laboratory released corals of four species at two sites in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The release, permitted by Sanctuary officials and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, is designed to test the feasibility of using corals grown in land-based raceways and recirculating tank systems to restock damaged or depleted reef sites.

 

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