10 September, 2015


Coral Line by: Stephane Le Beche

Coral Type: Bushy

Coral species: Acropora sp.

This line is to thank Mr Le Beche for donating to the Gili SEAS Fund during his stay with us at Gili Lankanfushi.

The mortality seen at 9 months was a consequence of the El nino induced coral bleaching that affected coral reefs in Maldives during April/May 2016. Although 40% of fragments were lost during the warming event, the surviving fragments are now very healthy and growing well.

Taking Care of the Reef: