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Baseline surveys for coral reef community structure and demographics in Vatia and Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa


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Title:
Baseline surveys for coral reef community structure and demographics in Vatia and Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa
Alternate Title:
Coral reef community structure and demographics in Vatia and Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa
Author(s):
Vargas-Ángel, Bernardo, 1965-
Schumacher, Brett
United States. National Marine Fisheries Service,
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (U.S.)
Corporate Name:
United States. National Marine Fisheries Service,
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (U.S.)
Dates of Publication:
2018
Abstract:
This report describes the results of baseline assessment surveys for coral reef benthic structure, coral community demographics, and health condition conducted in Vatia Bay and Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa, by the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) of NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), from 23 October to 15 November 2015. The work described was funded by the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) through two internal projects entitled: 'Comprehensive Baseline Assessment and Pilot test of Outcome Performance Measures in Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa', awarded to Suzie Holst (NOAA National Ocean Service) and 'Eutrophication Impacts on Coral Ecosystem Health in Vatia, American Samoa', awarded to David Whitall (NOAA National Center for Coastal and Ocean Science)"--Page 7.
Keywords:
Coral reef conservation
Coral reef ecology
Coral reefs and islands
Corals
Health
Marine resources conservation
Monitoring
Place Keywords:
American Samoa
Local Corporate Name:
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
PIFSC (Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Type of Resource:
Miscellaneous
Genre:
PIFSC special publication ; SP-18-002
Note:
This report describes the results of baseline assessment surveys for coral reef benthic structure, coral community demographics, and health condition conducted in Vatia Bay and Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa, by the Coral Reef Ecosystem Program (CREP) of NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), from 23 October to 15 November 2015. The work described was funded by the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) through two internal projects entitled: 'Comprehensive Baseline Assessment and Pilot test of Outcome Performance Measures in Faga'alu Bay, American Samoa', awarded to Suzie Holst (NOAA National Ocean Service) and 'Eutrophication Impacts on Coral Ecosystem Health in Vatia, American Samoa', awarded to David Whitall (NOAA National Center for Coastal and Ocean Science)"--Page 7.
2018
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
PIFSC (Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Library
http://doi.org/10.7289/V5/SP-PIFSC-18-002
Public Domain
1860
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DOI:
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