Marine Research

We had a great few days of research for the marine team. We were visited by Dr. David Obura of CORDIO who helped us set up some permanent coral monitoring transects. Benjo will be working on this as a part of his Ph.D. project. Was great to have my son along (Bobby age 12) surveying angelfish abundance and diversity.

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Bobby Sluka surveying angelfish diversity

Bobby Sluka surveying angelfish diversity

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Benjo measuring corals

Benjo measuring corals

We tested the new camera. Thanks to Matt Brandon who test drove one when we were together in Sabah a few months ago and highly recommended it for our project. I’ve included a few of the photos I (Bob) took yesterday. The visibility wasn’t great, hence the greenish tinge to the photos. Enjoy.

Cleaning station

Cleaning station

Can you see the crab hiding in the coral?

Can you see the crab hiding in the coral?

a giant clam

a giant clam

a large coral bommie

a large coral bommie

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One Comment

  1. willknocker
    Posted January 21, 2013 at 9:15 am | Permalink

    Great pics & info! Keep it coming & will be interested to read your comments re: overall health of marine ecology in the Watamu lagoon…

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