Population of red gorgonian Paramuricea clavata affected by several mass mortality events.
Mortality white gorgonian Eunicella singularis population at 12 m depth.
Lorenzo Merotto, MPA manager, observed the mortality of different gorgonian species at Portofino MPA. In this picture that he took some weeks ago, a yellow gorgonian Eunicella cavolini we can appreaciate the recent necrosis (grey tissue).
An emblematic red coral population severely affected by mass mortality at RN Scandola
Recreational dviers provided the first mortality assessments in the Catalan coast on the marine citizen science platform Observadores del Mar
Eric Amiel provided information on mortality of red gorgonian in the Solenzara area E Corsica