|June 24: Multiple genera still bleached in the lagoon.|
June 24: Not recovered everywhere. Corals in the lagoon
are still bleached.
June 17: Recovery! The same coral that we saw bleached
on May 26 has recovered, notice the green color.
|June 6: Partial mortality|
June 6: The lower portion of this colony is bleached, the top
portion is dead and covered with algae (the outlines of corallites
are still visible, suggesting recent mortality), and only a small
portion of living and unbleached coral remains.
June 6: Some of this colony is still alive and unbleached,
while the rest of the colony is recently dead and covered
June 6: Tri-color coral. From left to right: living coral,
living coral that is bleached, recently dead coral beginning
to be covered by algae.
|June 6: More species beginning to bleach.|
June 6: Beached, but not dead. Bleached Porites polyps
extending tentacles in search of food
|June 3: Bleaching in branching coral|
|June 3: First signs of bleaching in genera other than Porites|
June 3: First signs of coral mortality: a recently dead Porites
colony beginning to be covered with algae
|June 2: No bleaching on the forereef|
Another coral that began bleaching between May 26 and
June 1: Onset of bleaching in a colony that was not
bleached on May 26
|May 31: A huge colony bleaching, partially covered by mucus|
|Living coral polyps are visible underneath shedding mucus|
|A mucus layer shedding off a massive Porites colony|
More Porites bleached by May 30, first observe mucus
layers shedding off coral colonies