Scott Reef Bleaching 2016

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North Reef (SL4): Extensive bleaching across the site, including most of the juvenile Acropora corals (pictured) that had been recolonising the site after previous bleaching and storm damage events. Outer slope of North Reef (SS2): 60%-90% of coral colonies bleached with many colonies already dead. Around 50% of massive Porites colonies affected. Credit Nick Thake Outer east Hook (SS1): More than 90% of corals bleached with most coral groups equally affected. Massive Porites colonies are less affected, with around 50% bleached.