The transects and the thermometer are at -12 meters depth on the outer slope.
16°44.230'S/151°30.240'W (conversion DM/DMS)
The Polynesia Mana since 1994
| The analysis of the coral cover is done using three methods:|
Photo-quadrat coral transect
Coral survey by "manta tow"
Underwater seascape photography
You can access to and to the photo quadrats
|Year||Rugosity parallel||Rugosity perpendicular||Height SD parallel||Height SD perpendicular|
|2020||2.0271 (sd 0.2780)||1.8458(sd 0.2734)||0.3078||0.2559|
|2022||2.1639 (sd 0.2955)||1.9701(sd 0.2754)||0.3148||0.2608|
|The fish are estimated using ichtyological assessment.|
Here are the data
|The temperature is recorded using the SBE 56 Thermometer. |
Here are the thermometer data
Click here to access an interactive video to compare 2020 and 2022 (warning 400MB of video)