CCRI Website

Goals & Objectives

Underwater  Transect

The purpose of CCRI  is to:

  • Develop, implement, and administer research and monitoring activities that improve the management of coral reef ecosystems and build management capability.
  • Interact as appropriate with the Federal and Commonwealth agencies as well as other public and private organizations having a demonstrated capacity to assist in the management of coral reef ecosystems.
  • Utilize fully the resource base of the region to collaborate and conduct research and monitoring activities on coral reef ecosystems.


Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coral Reef Observations

CCRI encompasses research and monitoring activities involving field work aimed at addressing the major threats to coral reef ecosystems in the Caribbean.