Restauración de Arrecifes

Consorcio Dominicano de Restauración Costera (CDRC)

Nursery
Scuba Fun Bayahibe Evaluation date: 2018-11-26
Catalonia Bávaro Evaluation date: 2018-10-18
Acuario Punta CanaEvaluation date: 2018-09-22
Asociación de Acuáticas de Bávaro Evaluation date: 2018-09-21
Cayo Farola, Samaná Evaluation date: 2018-06-28
Tres Rocas, SosúaEvaluation date: 2018-06-20
Puntilla, SosúaEvaluation date: 2018-06-20
Loz Cabezos, SosúaEvaluation date: 2018-06-20
Punta Rucia Evaluation date: 2018-06-17
Montecristi Evaluation date: 2018-06-15
Palmar de OcoaEvaluation date: 2018-04-24
Evaluation date: 0000-00-00
Nurseries established based on approved guidelinesif methods followed published manuals for site selection and deployment = 1
1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Nursery contains multiple species only one species will get a score of 0, > 1 will get a score of 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery corals collected based on approved practices (FOOS, individuals) if methods followed published BMP for colony selection and collection = 1
1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Nursery contains a high degree of genotypic diversity > 8 genotypes per species will get a score = 1
0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Nursery provides a sustainable source of healthy coral outplants that are outplanted on a regular basis if at least 50% of biomass is outplanted every year = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery exhibits fast coral growth if biomass is at least doubled each year = 1
0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Nursery exhibits high coral survivorship if annual nursery/outplant mort < 50% = 1
1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery exhibits low prevalence of disease if annual disease mortality (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Nursery is visited frequently for an assessment and maintenance is conducted as needed if nursery is visited and maintained at least quarterly = 1
0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery tracks genotype provenance (e.g., source location, date, depth, number of corals) as per monitoring guidelines
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery tracks growth and mortality by genotype (e.g., maps, tags) as per monitoring guidelines
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery exhibits low abundance and impacts of coral predators if annual predation mortality (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery exhibits limited competition by algae and other competitors (e.g., hydroids, sponges, damselfish) if annual mortality by competition (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery corals undergo sexual reproduction if observed at nursery or outplant sites = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery becomes habitat for fish and invertebrates (non-corallivorous) if nursery and outplants attract desired reef organisms = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nursery can be easily expanded if needed if nursery site can hold more corals, if there are multiple outplant reefs = 1
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Total Nursery Score (out of 100): 31 100 94 31 44 38 6 13 31 6 25 0

Outplants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outplants established based on approved guidelines if methods followed published manuals for site selection and deployment = 1
0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants contain multiple species only one species will get a score of 0, > 1 will get a score of 1
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants contain a high degree of genotypic diversity > 8 genotypes per species will get a score = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit fast coral growth if biomass is at least doubled each year = 1
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit high coral survivorship within 1st year if annual nursery/outplant mort < 50% = 1
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit high coral survivorship after 1st year if annual nursery/outplant mort < 50% = 1
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit low prevalence of disease (outside acute events like a storm or bleaching) if annual disease mortality (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants tracked by genotype provenance (e.g., source location, date, depth, number of corals) as per monitoring guidelines
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants track growth and mortality by genotype (e.g., maps, tags) as per monitoring guidelines
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit low abundance and impacts of coral predators if annual predation mortality (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants exhibit limited competition by algae and other competitors (e.g., hydroids, sponges, damselfish) if annual mortality by competition (whole colony/frag) is < 10% = 1
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplants undergo sexual reproduction if observed at nursery or outplant sites = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplant plots become habitat for fish and invertebrates (non-corallivorous) if nursery and outplants attract reef organisms = 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outplant (coral numbers and plots) can be easily expanded if needed if nursery site can hold more corals, if there are multiple outplant reefs = 1
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Ouplants Score (out of 100): 33 87 33 27 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Project Management
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Project has clear metrics of success (e.g., number of nursery or outplanted corals, number of jobs, evidence of sexual reproduction, etc.) if there is a SOP to track success = 1
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Project includes several nursery locations only one location will get a score of 0, > 1 will get a score of 1
1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Project includes several outplant locations only one location will get a score of 0, > 1 will get a score of 1
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Project can raise the required resources for long-term success from mainly local sources (does not depend on extramural funding) if > 50% of funding comes from local sources = 1
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Project provides meaningful education and outreach opportunities if project hosts educational activities = 1
1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Project has strong stakeholder engagement if stakeholders (dive shops, schools, volunteers, hotels) contribute in a meaningful level to efforts = 1
1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Project fits within a wider management plan (no-take, MPAs, watershed management) if comanaged (e.g., placed within an no-take zone, or part of a watershed management zone) = 1
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
Project can be managed and maintained by the staff and resources locally available if structures collapse due to neglect or corals die due to lack of maintenance = 0
1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Increases reef structure and function (e.g.,increase in fish and invert abundance) (nursery and outplants) if nursery and outplants attract reef organisms = 1
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Project Management Score (out of 100): 100 44 78 33 56 33 22 22 0 11 0 0

Total Score:

55 77 68 30 35 24 9 12 10 6 8 0