Coral nurseries are a vital component of AIEF’s restoration efforts.

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In keeping with AIEF’s goals to restore local reefs and protect endangered coral species, we have established multiple coral nurseries in the area surrounding Amiga Island. These shallow-water, protected nurseries provide the ideal setting for coral fragments to grow and thrive.

To date we currently operate three A-frame style nurseries with 14 frames total, and 1 coral tree nursery containing six trees. Between our four nurseries, the foundation currently has over 1,300 growing coral fragments