AIMS images

2 October, 2012

in Marine

Footage is available online at

http://www.aims.gov.au/docs/research/biodiversity-ecology/threats/cots.html

And high res footage for this story is available for download until 7 October here  – this is a 200 Mb .mov file available to download via YouSENDit.

To download a high-resolution version of any of the images below, click on the image to enlarge it then save the image to your computer.

Horseshoe reef after crown-of-thorns invasion (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Healthy reef at Carter Reef (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Healthy reef at Boult reef (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Health reef at Low Islands (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Damage to Beaver Reef by Cyclone Hamish (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

crown-of-thorns damage on Beaver Reef (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Horseshoe reef before crown-of-thorns invasion (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Population outbreaks of the coral eating starfish Acanthaster planci have been responsible for 42% of the over 50% decline in coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef between 1985 and 2012 (credit: Katharina Fabricius, Australian Institute of Marine Science)

MacDonald reef before cyclone damage (credit: Katharina Fabricius, Australian Institute of Marine Science)

MacDonald reef after cyclone damage (credit: Katharina Fabricius, Australian Institute of Marine Science)

crown-of-thorns and cyclone damage (credit: AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team)

Bleaching at Halfway Island (credit: Ray Berkelmans, Australian Institute of Marine Science)

Bleaching at North Kepplel (credit: Ray Berkelmans, Australian Institute of Marine Science)

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