Tagged: Coral reef

Crown of Thorns Starfish 2

Crown-of-thorns starfish problem

Several of our friends having dive bases in Anda, Leyte and Boracay report a dramatic increase of the population of Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci). The adult crown-of-thorns is a carnivorous predator that usually preys on...

Reefbuds Installation 2

A new artificial reef for Boracay

The coral reefs around Boracay had been destroyed by unregulated fishing and boating activities. Fishermen used dynamite and cyanide to catch fish easily. The explosions and the poison destroyed the coral reefs.  Boats damaged...

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