Coral reef condition : A status report for U.S. Coral Reefs (Page 1)  
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Coral reef condition : A status report for U.S. Coral Reefs

Pacific and Atlantic data from 20122018 indicate that U.S. coral reefs are in fair condition. Most themes did not meet their historical references, meaning they are moderately to very impacted. There are exceptions, but overall, the data suggest that reefs are vulnerable to further decline due to threats from ocean warming and acidification, coral disease, and fishing impacts. Download the document to learn more about U.S. Coral Reef condition.

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Author(s)Donovan EC, Towle E, Kelsey RH, Allen M, Barkley H, Besemer N, Blondeau J, Eakin M, Edwards K, Enochs I, Fleming C, Geiger E, Grove LJ, Groves S, Johnson M, Johnston M, Kindinger T, Manzello D, Miller M, Oliver T, Samson J, and Viehman S.
IAN Author(s)Caroline Donovan, Heath Kelsey, Nathan Miller
Date Published2020-11-11
TypeReport
ProjectCoral Reef Ecosystem Status and Trends Report Cards
Location(s)Flower Garden Banks
Puerto Rico
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Hawaiian Archipelago
Virgin Islands
Florida Keys
Pacific Remote Islands
American Samoa
Number of Pages6
Filesize63 MB
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