Coral, Status, GCRMN, Coral Reef Monitoring, Management, Status Report
The following report on the status of US Caribbean coral reef ecosystems has been summarised from more extensive reports submitted to the US Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF) working group that implemented in 2000 ‘A National Program to Assess, Inventory, and Monitor US Coral Reef Ecosystems’. The more-lengthy reports are also the basis for the biennial-issued document, ‘Status and Trends of US Coral Reef Ecosystems’. Each author is a recognised technical expert with responsibility for monitoring and/or managing aspects of their respective coral reef ecosystems.
Wilkinson, C. (ed.). Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2000. Australian Institute for Marine Science, Australia.
Causey, Billy, Joanne Delaney, Ernesto Diaz, Dick Dodge, Jorge Garcia, Jamie Higgins, Brian Keller et al. "14. Status of Coral Reefs in the US Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Navassa." (2002).