Applying patterns of natural coral recovery to guide Caribbean coral reef restoration efforts

Principal Investigator: Brittany Huntington PhD (NRC Post Doc Fellow NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center)

Summary:  To improve restoration site selection by indentifying favorable seascape

and reef habitat attributes for Acropora cerviconis (stag horn coral) proliferation, and

by determining optimal colony density, size, and configuration for out-planting