Methods for ecological monitoring of coral reefs: 2004

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The aim of this report is to help managers of coral reefs select appropriate ecological monitoring programs, protocols and methods for your coral reef management needs

This report was written in response to requests from coral reef managers for advice on monitoring, especially:

  • How monitoring can help management;
  • How to choose the best methods to suit your needs;
  • and the good and bad points, and associated costs of a wide range of monitoring methods.