Florida Keys Field Work

Blue Parrotfish (Scarus coeruleus)Midnight Parrotfish (Scarus coelestinus) and Rainbow Parrotfish (Scarus guacamaia)Nate and Andy collecting Acropora cervicornis from the coral nursery for some experimentsLaura setting out one of her Black Grouper decoys to test how it affects herbivorous fish behaviorAlain sectioning corals with a tile sawTurtle visitorAndy with one of his herbivore exclosuresGrunts schooling around Acropora cervicornis tree at Coral Restoration Foundation nurserySCUBA masks - also good for driving the boat in a torrential rainTeam Parrotfish!Grunts, Snapper, and Goatfish with Large Brain CoralLarge stand of Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata)