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RLS Australia

Geographe Commonwealth Marine Reserve WA

Across the five sites, the team recorded 76 species of fish on method 1 and 35 species of invertebrates and cryptic fishes on method 2. We surveyed an existing RLS site and established another within a Marine National Park Zone and established two reference sites outside the proposed green zones. We also repeated surveys at the Busselton Jetty…

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RLS International

Belize – October 2016

The collaboration between RLS and the Smithsonian Institution was further strengthened during the second-annual monitoring of reefs at the Belize MarineGEO site.   Rick joined Smithsonian RLS divers Ross Whippo, Scott Jones, Zach Foltz, and Janina Seemann as they...

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Scientific Papers

Assessing National Biodiversity Trends for Rocky and Coral Reefs through the Integration of Citizen Science and Scientific Monitoring Program

Bioscience: 67, 2: 134-146 (2017)

The latest Australian State of the Environment report was recently released, and featured the Reef Life Survey data…

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