Coral Reef Research

Expedition Aboard DISCOVERY Yacht Miss Phebe
January 2012

Aboard D/Y Miss Phebe, The research cruise to the Dry Tortugas onboard Miss Phebe was the first ever SeaKeeper’s DISCOVERY Yachts mission. This expedition provided scientists with the opportunity to collect hundreds of coral tissue samples. These samples were used to study coral genetics and better understand the differences among coral communities.

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Scientific Publication

Xaymara, M., 2013. Horizontal vs Vertical Connectivity in Caribbean Reef Corals: Identifying Potential Sources of Recruitment Following Disturbance. Univ Miami Thesis Collection.