This collection consists of over 30 years of data from USF marine science professor, Dr. John Ogden’s research excursions throughout the Caribbean. Dr. Ogden's extensive fieldwork documents changes in coral reef condition and the flora and fauna that depend on this fragile underwater ecosystem. The content includes field diaries and notes, illustrations, maps, charts, and photographs of reef, seagrass and mangrove habitats that support a wide range of marine species, including grey and yellowtail snapper, grunts, parrotfish, sea turtles, starfish and sea urchin. Note: This is a work in progress - only field notebook #4 is available here so far. Please check back later.

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Field Notebook 4: MISKITO BANK EXPEDITION, NICARAGUA, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1977