Spawn of a new era as Reef’s first Coral IVF babies reach maturity

December 14th, 2021

Southern Cross University, Other, 13/12/2021
The Coral IVF team inspecting the trial site at Heron Island in 2020. The first Coral IVF babies on the Great Barrier Reef have produced the next generation as part of this year’s mass coral spawning event, becoming the Reef’s first breeding population using the innovative process pioneered by a Southern Cross University coral specialist. […] “This has given me and the rest of the team renewed enthusiasm as we research additional techniques on Lizard Island, through the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program in collaboration with CSIRO, QUT and with support from Australian Institute of Marine Science, that will enable us to scale up and optimise this technique,” he said.

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