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Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment – Benthic
Entry ID: AGRRA_Benthic

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Abstract: Survey of health of reef communities in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

The Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program is an international collaboration of scientists and mangers aimed at determining the regional condition of reefs in the Western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

AGRRA is the first and only program that has developed an extensive ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 27.92   S: -17.99   E: -38.65   W: -96.13
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 23M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment
Dataset Title: AGRRA (Benthic)
Dataset Release Date: September 2006
Dataset Publisher: Australian Institute of Marine Science
Data Presentation Form: MsAccess database
Other Citation Details: Marks, K.W. 2007. AGRRA Database, version (05/2007)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-08-01
Stop Date: 2004-11-30
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Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 7 4753 4377
Email: adc at
Contact Address:
Australian Institute of Marine Science
PMB No. 3
City: Townsville Qld.
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4810
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +61 7 4753 4419
Email: g.ericson at
Contact Address:
PMB No.3
City: Townsville
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4810
Country: Australia
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Marks, K.W. 2007. “AGRRA Database, version (05/2007).” Available online

Lang, J.C. (22003). Status of Coral Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 496. 630 + xx pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05