THE POTENTIAL OF ARTIFICIAL LIVE ROCK AS SUBTRATE FOR CORAL SPAT AND EPIBENTHIC ORGANISMS

@inproceedings{Hamizan2015THEPO,
  title={THE POTENTIAL OF ARTIFICIAL LIVE ROCK AS SUBTRATE FOR CORAL SPAT AND EPIBENTHIC ORGANISMS},
  author={Y. Muhammad Hamizan and Saad Shahbudin and Noor Faizul Hadry and Yaya Khairunnisa Mahfuzah and R. Rafindde and Khodzori Fikri Akmal and Roslina Husaini},
  year={2015}
}
Over-exploitation on natural live rock promotes the degradation of ocean ecosystem. This concern has been raised since harvesting may reduce the density of marine ornamentals and degrade marine habitat quality. This study aims to develop artificial live rocks (ALR) that potentially to be used as one of the alternatives to reduce the overharvesting activity toward natural live rocks. The study was conducted at Bidong Island, Terengganu started from April to October 2014. There were 2 types of… CONTINUE READING