Click any of the GREY TABS below to visit the Termigator Use the "Corals as" tabs below to explore the "Termigator" - our interactive visual glossary of the terms used by the Coral Finder and the Coral Hub. If you already know the term you are looking for then use the alphabetical listing of all the terms in the table below. Note: the terms used by the Coral Finder and Coral Hub are a useful "subset" of all those used by coral taxonomists for species level coral identification. Simplifying the jargon allows beginners to get a foothold. A more comprehensive account of ...
Coral Finder Toolkit
About the Coral Finder Toolkit 2.0 The Coral Finder Toolkit is made up of the Coral Finder, the Coral Hub website and the Coral Finder Toolkit disc. The Coral Finder Toolkit provides practical tools for learning coral identification (in English and Bahasa Indonesia). Most importantly it empowers the user to do this where it really matters…. underwater. The Coral Hub website is a resource with a graded learning pathway for self-paced learning for beginner through intermediate to advanced level knowledge. The Coral Finder (Kelley, 2009): is a 34 page robust plastic book that can be used underwater (or topside) facilitates identification of 66 of the most common Indo-Pacific hard coral ...
If you are just beginning your coral identification journey, the best way to get started is to check out the training movies in the Learning Centre followed by the worked example. Or read on for more background. The Coral Finder: What is it? The Coral Finder is a robust plastic book that you can take underwater. But those who have used it come to think of it more like a "tool" for answering the question "What coral is that?" Unlike a book which is read from beginning to end, the Coral Finder is interrogated and is more like a visual dictionary of coral form ...
The Coral Hub Learning Centre is home to the Coral Finder Toolkit training / revision movies and Self Testing Resources. Together the Coral Finder, the Coral Hub website and the Coral Finder Toolkit Disc make up the Coral Finder Toolkit. Learning Pathway Consult this page for our learning pathway recipe for getting the best out of the Coral Finder Toolkit resources. The Coral Finder Toolkit 2.0 Training Movies View the Coral Finder Toolkit 2.0 Training Movies in English or view them in Bahasa Indonesia for a complete a course in basic coral identification. They will enable you to identify 70 Indo-Pacific coral genera. These movies establish ...
Coral Finder Workshops
The Coral Identification Capacity Building Program (CICBP) runs Coral Finder workshops for institutions, organisations and groups of individuals. The workshops provide an effective, high quality and rapid introduction to the art, and science, of basic and intermediate level coral identification. Coral Finder workshops: are lead by Russell Kelley - author of the Indo Pacific Coral Finder and Program Director of the CICIBP allow you to identify corals to genus regardless of growth form show you how apply these skills to resource monitoring provide an understanding of the basic principles of species ...
WorkshopsCoral identification workshops completed in Suva, Fiji
CICBP coral identification workshops preliminary results The Coral Identification Capacity Building Programme (CICBP) in collaboration with the Fiji Locally Marine Managed Area (FLMMA) network, and the Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) of the University of the South Pacific (USP), recently hosted a series Coral Identification Workshops at the School...
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