Coral Reefs of Montserrat
Montserrat is a mountainous and heavily forested island in the Eastern Caribbean. Over the past 17 years the island has been dominated by an active volcano, which has changed both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Unlike many marine habitats of the world where stresses are mostly manmade it has been the activity of the volcano that has had the greatest effects, and the areas has suffered far less from stresses created by man. Montserrat has varying underwater topography, areas on mostly untouched and unexplored reefs, and reef species that are healthy, abundant and uniquely located.
KeywordsCoral Reef Patch Reef Reef System Coral Disease Sand Flat
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