Diadema are long-spined sea urchins. They are important herbivores that graze on algae, that could overgrow the slow-growing corals on the reef. Their impact on the health of the reef is so great that several projects have focus on
Sea Urchin Restoration Workshop to Support Coral Reef Recovery
l 5th and 6th on Saba. This workshop will involve coral reef biologists, coral restoration experts, and marine park managers from various Caribbean islands to focus for the first time on the
New Diadema project aims to restore sea urchins in Saban and Statian waters
The new RAAK PRO Diadema project aims to restore the population of the long-spined sea urchin populations (Diadema sp) on the coral reefs around Saba and St. Eustatius. This particular urchin was……
A pilot project to restore Statia's sea urchins
Caribbean Netherlands Science Institute and St. Eustatius National Parks Foundation are working with Alwin Hylkema from Van Hall Larenstein University to conduct a pilot project to restore the population of Diadema sp…..