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Office Coastal Zone Management Complex, Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City

Call +501-203-26235

Email hello@fisheries.gov.bz

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Report: A Multi-pronged Approach to the Control and Management of SCTLD in Belize

SCTLD Response must be a multi-prong approach at all levels. There is no clear-cut path to take when addressing SCTLD, each country along with local organizations must work together to find a best fit approach for their specific local, national, and regional context based on human and financial resources and response capacity and expertise.

  • 2018June

    Red Alert

    Healthy Reefs Initiative (HRI) shared a Red Alert before SCTLD appeared in Belize
  • 2018October

    Awareness

    Fragments of Hope (FoH) did presentations and issued Posters and ID Cards to stakeholders.
  • 2019April

    Planning

    HRI and FoH made media appearances and hosted Response Planning and Workshops
  • 2019June

    Detected in BCMR

  • 2020April

    Detected in HCMR

  • 2020May

    Detected in CCMR

  • 2020May

    Spread

    55 miles from first site of infection

  • 2020July

    HCMR Restoration

    All fragments from colony that first started to manifest disease on the table removed
  • 2020September

    Detected in Light House Reef Atoll

  • 2020October

    HCMR Restoration

    No signs of disease on remaining 50 fragments in nursery

GCFI73 2020

Alicia Nunez, Kirah Castillo, Beverly Wade,  Adriel Castañeda

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