REMOVE GHOST NETS STUCK AT CORAL REEFS IN PHU QUOC ISLAND, VIETNAM

Remove ghost nets to save corals in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

OnBird team removes fishing nets stuck on corals in coral reefs around Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam in an effort to save corals and restore corals in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

STATISTICS ON THE NUMBER OF REMOVED FISHING NETS REMOVED BY SITES:

  • 20 Jun 2022:
    • Coral Reef Site: North-east Coral Reef
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Cauliflower coral
    • Depth: 1.5m
  • 19 Oct 2022:
    • Coral Reef Site: Coral Steep
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Table coral
    • Depth: 2m
  • 20 Oct 2022:
    • Coral Reef Site: Coral Steep
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Table coral
    • Depth: 2m
  • 10 Dec 2022:
    • Coral Reef Site: Coral Jungle
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Staghorn coral
    • Depth: 3m
  • 14 Dec 2022:
    • Coral Reef Site: Coral Jungle
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Cauliflower coral
    • Depth: 3.5m
  • 12 Jan 2023:
    • Coral Reef Site: Coral Mountain
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Leaf coral (Pavona decussata)
    • Depth: 2m
  • 13 Jan 2023:
    • Coral Reef Site: Crystal Reef
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Flowerspot coral (Soft coral)
    • Depth: 5m
    • Coral Reef Site: North-east Coral Reef
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 2
    • Rescued Coral Species: Cauliflower coral
    • Depth: 1.5m – 4m
  • 14 Jan 2023:
    • Coral Reef Site: North-east Coral Reef
    • Number of removed Ghost net: 1
    • Rescued Coral Species: Cauliflower coral & Leaf coral (Pavona decussata) & Flowerspot coral (Soft coral)
    • Depth: 3.5m

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