Re: Re: Gorgonian Damage at Sea Fan Grotto, Catalina

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Posted by Dr. Bill Bushing on May 25, 2006 at 09:46:48:

In Reply to: Re: Gorgonian Damage at Sea Fan Grotto, Catalina posted by Guppy on May 24, 2006 at 19:27:15:

The gorgonians are located in relatively shallow depths and largely on vertical walls where no boat captain in their right mind would drop an anchor. The anchorages here are in deeper water and on sandy bottoms.

The damage I'm seeing is almost entirely due to divers.

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