Status of Caribbean Coral Reefs after Bleaching and Hurricanes: 2005

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This report compiles data and observations of coral bleaching and mortality from more than 70 coral reef workers and volunteer divers

It summarises the current status of reefs in the Wider Caribbean; but more importantly the it seeks to provide information to coral reef managers and decision makers to aid in the search for solutions to prevent the coral reef decline in a region that contains 10.3% of the world’s reefs.