Innafushi Research Center

Innafushi Research Center

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What Is It With These Corals ?

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Baa Atoll Innafushi

The island of Innafushi, located in the southern part of Baa Atoll (a recently declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve) has been leased from the Government of Maldives to develop a Marine Research Centre, focusing on coral culture and aquaculture.

This pristine virgin island in the small atoll of Goidhoo is a perfect study ground for the evolution of a natural system. In the medium term, it will also be a showcase for soft engineering adaptation methods such as reefscaping in coastal protection and biodiversity management.

Building concept

Our marine research centre at Innafushi will in itself be a prototype of small autonomous units able to provide indispensable on-the-ground presence around the country. These will be relying as much as possible on energy efficiency and renewable energy, as well as have appropriate solutions for waste water and solid waste disposal.

Research

Through a rigorous selection process, the pace of adaptative change of many species will be accelerated. Eventually, with pockets of stronger corals wisely spread in the atolls, the natural reef may also be recolonised with stronger offspring.


 

Coral Frame Database

Here you can find details of the coral frames transplanted into the lagoon here at our Innafushi research station. Simply enter your name or email address or coral frame tag number (eg: M400) into the search box and press “Submit“.
For more examples of coral frames and to see how they flourish over time, visit Marine Savers where we have over 3,000 frames transplanted in the lagoons at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives.

Thank you to all our sponsors for supporting our important coral reef propagation work.

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Contact & About Us

Contact & About Us

Reefscapers Logo (blue)

Welcome to Reefscapers

Reefscapers Logo (blue)

Willkommen bei Reefscapers

Welcome to Reefscapers

What Is It With These Corals ?

Latest Reesfacpers News

Reefscapers News

Our Partners in Reefscaping

Our Partners In Reefscaping

Coral Frame Sponsorship

Sponsor Your Own Coral Frame

Innafushi Marine Research Centre

Innafushi Research Center

About Us Contact Us

Contact & About Us

Fulhadhoo

The Reefscapers program works with a small manufacturing unit located on the local island of Fulhadhoo, whilst marine biologists run the program in the different resorts. It is managed by Seamarc, our locally owned and managed company, providing environmental consultancy services in the Maldives.

Fulhadhoo is a local island with a registered population of 340, many of which are Malé residents. The island is located 7km east of Innafushi. Since 2007, the unit is a welcome addition to the island economy, and this base will continue to gain in importance as the project advances.

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Reefscapers Director at Seamarc

Thomas Le Berre (click to email)
Seamarc – Systems Engineering & Marine Consulting
3rd floor M. Honey Dew, Izzuddeen Magu,
Malé, Republic of Maldives.
Tel: (960) 333-1626 | Fax: (960) 333-6575
Mob: (960) 778-7642 | Mob: (94) 774-810-344

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