May 19, 2012

いちき串木野市でサンゴ・藻場調査 (Field survey in Kushikino City)

MS student, Yuki, carried out his field survey at Kushikino City, Kagoshima Prefecture. He focuses on to elucidating the characteristics of seaweed / corals communities in relation to the climate changes.
There were large table coral communities at the depth from 4 to 8 m. Meanwhile, seaweed community including Sargassum and Eckloniopsis was restricted only at the depth of more than 10 m.