Restoration Projects & Protection Areas

Restoration Projects & Protection Areas

14587

Area Restored (ha)

205

Number of Restoration Projects

515

Size of Community (People)

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Restoration Project

Aarhus University - Danish coast

Organisation

Aarhus University

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Remediated Water Pollution

Reasons:

Water Pollution
In addition, coastal ecosystems affected by eutrophication may become more sensitive to other pressures such as climate change and fishery...

Restoration Project

Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research - Chipana Bay

Organisation

Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to test the effect of kelp on the abundance, composition and spatial distribution of...

Restoration Project

Alpha Hydraulic Engineering Consultants Co - Hokkaido

Organisation

Alpha Hydraulic Engineering Consultants Co

Species:

Saccharina japonica

Methodologies:

Culled Sea Urchins - Manual, Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Urchin removals were conducted to improve local fishing grounds, and to test the effect of urchin removals on restoration of...

Restoration Project

Bay Foundation - Hawthorne

Organisation

Bay Foundation

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This project aimed to restore kelp forests to rocky reefs to improve the biomass and productivity associated with rocky reefs....

Restoration Project

Bay Foundation - Honeymoon Cove

Organisation

Bay Foundation

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This project aimed to restore kelp forests to rocky reefs to improve the biomass and productivity associated with rocky reefs....

Restoration Project

Bay Foundation - Marguerite

Organisation

Bay Foundation

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This project aimed to restore kelp forests to rocky reefs to improve the biomass and productivity associated with rocky reefs....

Restoration Project

Bay Foundation - Point Fermin

Organisation

Bay Foundation

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This project aimed to restore kelp forests to rocky reefs to improve the biomass and productivity associated with rocky reefs....

Restoration Project

Bay Foundation - Underwater Arch

Organisation

Bay Foundation

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This project aimed to restore kelp forests to rocky reefs to improve the biomass and productivity associated with rocky reefs....

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Abalone Cove

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to Increasing Ecosystem Services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Carlsbad

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
The purpose of this reef was to (1) provide shelter, forage, nesting and nursery areas for fishes and invertebrates; (2)...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Christmas Tree Cove

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to Increasing Ecosystem Services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Hermosa Beach

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera, Multiple

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Genetic Selection - Temperature Tolerance, Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Multiple
The aims of this study were to determine: (i) the practicality of man-made reefs in southern California waters, (ii) the...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Imperial Beach

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Restoration was undertaken to restore a historical kelp bed.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Long Point

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to Increasing Ecosystem Services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Lunada Point

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to Increasing Ecosystem Services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Malibu Beach

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera, Multiple

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Excluded Grazers, Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Multiple
The aims of this study were to determine: (i) the practicality of man-made reefs in southern California waters, (ii) the...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Mission Bay Park

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
MBPAR was created primarily to enhance fishing opportunities for recreational anglers.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Oceanside

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
The purpose of this reef was to (1) provide shelter, forage, nesting and nursery areas for fishes and invertebrates; (2)...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Pacific Beach

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
The purpose of this reef was to (1) provide shelter, forage, nesting and nursery areas for fishes and invertebrates; (2)...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Palos Verdes

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to increase ecosystem services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Paradise Cove

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
This experiment was conducted to assess the true value of artificial reefs, which are installed to improve the abundance of...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Point Fermin

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to increase ecosystem services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Point Vincente

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to increase ecosystem services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Portugeuse Point

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration was to increase ecosystem services.

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Redeno Beach

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera, Multiple

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Excluded Grazers, Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Multiple
The aims of this study were to determine: (i) the practicality of man-made reefs in southern California waters, (ii) the...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - San Diego

Organisation

Universidad Católica del Norte

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults, Urchin Deterrent

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of artificial plants on the density of 3 sea urchin...

Restoration Project

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - San Mateo Point

Organisation

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Physical Disturbance

The Pendleton Artificial Reef (PAR) was built to determine the potential of artificial reefs for mitigating or compensating for...

Restoration Project

Centre Oceanogràfic de les Balears - Sant Felip

Organisation

Centre Oceanogràfic de les Balears

Species:

Cystoseira barbata, Cystoseira crinita, Cystoseira spinosa

Methodologies:

Reduced Heavy Metal Pollution, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was (1) to provide the first experimental evidence on the effect of pollution on Cystoseira...

Restoration Project

Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas - Isla Asuncion

Organisation

Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Competitor Clearing, Dispersed Propagules Into the Water, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Heatwave
The objective of this study was to test whether giant kelp forests in southern Baja California, Mexico could be restored...

Restoration Project

Chiba University - Akane Island

Organisation

Chiba University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of the present study was to determine whether large sporophytes originating from Nabeta Bay would turn into small...

Restoration Project

Chiba University - Minamiizu

Organisation

Chiba University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of the present study was to determine whether large sporophytes originating from Nabeta Bay would turn into small...

Restoration Project

Chiba University - Tosa Bay

Organisation

Chiba University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to determine whether short stipe sporophytes of E. cava growing in warm waters in...

Restoration Project

Chinese University of Hong Kong - Tung Ping Chau Marine Park

Organisation

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Species:

Sargassum siliquastrum

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults, Transplanted Juveniles, Urchin Cage

Reasons:

Overgrazing
In order to prove the cause–effect relationship between sea urchin density and formation of barren ground, a caging experiment was...

Restoration Project

Chonnam National University - Guemo-ri

Organisation

Chonnam National University

Species:

Sargassum fulvellum

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone Blocks, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Restoration of seaweed beds is desirable as the loss of seaweed beds results in the decline of fishery resources and...

Restoration Project

Cleanwave Foundation [MedGardens] - Bay of Formentor

Organisation

Cleanwave Foundation [MedGardens]

Reasons:

Urbanisation
Validation and improvement of passive and active restoration methodologies for Cystoseira s.l. before scaling up to other sites in the...

Restoration Project

Cleanwave Foundation [MedGardens] - Portocolom Bay

Organisation

Cleanwave Foundation [MedGardens]

Reasons:

Urbanisation, Increased turbidity, Water Pollution
Validation of restoration methodologies for the recruitment enhancement of Cystoseira s.l. before scaling up to other sites in the Balearic...

Restoration Project

Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare (CoNISMa) - Punta Blanca - Tenerife

Organisation

Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare (CoNISMa)

Reasons:

Multiple, Unspecified
Large brown macroalgae such as Cystoseira sensu lato species are highly threatened in many location including Tenerife, resulting in reductions...

Restoration Project

Deakin University - Warrnambool

Organisation

Deakin University

Species:

Hormosira banksii

Methodologies:

Cleared Turf Algae, Spore Bag Seeding

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study tested hypotheses associated with the model that H. banksii assemblages and coralline turfs are alternative stable states whereby...

Restoration Project

East Sea Regional Fisheries Research Institute - Gangwon

Organisation

East Sea Regional Fisheries Research Institute

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this study was to determine the optimal plant size and timing for transplantation of E. cava seed-stock...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research Agency Japan - Wakasa-wan

Organisation

Fisheries Research Agency Japan

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Installed Floating Lines with Adults Attached

Reasons:

Multiple
Researchers aimed to generate seaweed forests (particularly Sargassum) using drifting thalli and seedling production techniques, which have been developed through...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Coroporation Australia - Sydney

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of reducing C. rodgersii density in barrens on the size...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Hope Island

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
At Hope Island, preliminary short term trial clearings of urchin from barrens resulted in little recovery of macroalgal vegetation. It...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Island Point

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual, Sea Urchin Removal - Fishery

Reasons:

Overgrazing

1) Protect abalone production from key reef locations. 2) Prevent further loss of abalone habitat at key reef locations. 3) Recover recently...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Lennards, Eden

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of reducing C. rodgersii density in barrens on the size...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Long Point, Eden

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of reducing C. rodgersii density in barrens on the size...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Meredith Point

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
At Hope Island, preliminary short term trial clearings of urchin from barrens resulted in little recovery of macroalgal vegetation. It...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Oakhampton

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
At Hope Island, preliminary short term trial clearings of urchin from barrens resulted in little recovery of macroalgal vegetation. It...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Petrol Point

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing

1) Protect abalone production from key reef locations. 2) Prevent further loss of abalone habitat at key reef locations. 3) Recover recently...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Sagami Bay

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate

Reasons:

Physical Disturbance
This study reports on the restoration of seaweed beds using management-free methods, to help conserve the natural ecosystem.

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Sand Patch Lee

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual, Sea Urchin Removal - Fishery

Reasons:

Overgrazing

1) Protect abalone production from key reef locations. 2) Prevent further loss of abalone habitat at key reef locations. 3) Recover recently...

Restoration Project

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia - Stapleton

Organisation

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Australia

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
At Hope Island, preliminary short term trial clearings of urchin from barrens resulted in little recovery of macroalgal vegetation. It...

Restoration Project

Fullerton University - Newport

Organisation

Fullerton University

Species:

Silvetia compressa

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Silvetia is an important species in the intertidal zone as it provides food and shelter for many species and is...

Restoration Project

Get Inspired - Laguna Beach

Organisation

Get Inspired

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of these restoration efforts was to remove urchins in order to restore giant kelp habitat for environmental purposes,...

Restoration Project

Get Inspired - Laguna Beach, Heisler Park

Organisation

Get Inspired

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Sea Urchins, Spore Bag Seeding, Transplanted Adults
This project aimed to restore historical giant kelp forests (Macrocystis pyrifera), educate students and the general public about the importance...

Restoration Project

Get Inspired - Orange County

Organisation

Get Inspired

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore and sustain giant kelp habitat along the 300 miles of the Southern...

Restoration Project

Get Inspired - Santa Monica, Escondido Beach

Organisation

Get Inspired

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Sea Urchins, Spore Bag Seeding, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore and sustain giant kelp habitat along the 300 miles of the Southern...

Restoration Project

Goleta Bay - Goleta Bay

Organisation

Goleta Bay

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The primary goal of the Goleta Bay kelp anchor study was to determine if it is feasible to use this...

Restoration Project

Independent - Nelson Island

Organisation

Independent

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Seeded Ropes

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of this study was to restore Nereocystis in order to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services and provide social...

Restoration Project

Institute of Marine Research Norway - Lillehaven

Organisation

Institute of Marine Research Norway

Species:

Saccharina latissima

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Unspecified
This study developed and tested 'green gravel' with the aim of improving kelp forest restoration techniques. Restoring reefs using green...

Restoration Project

Ishinomaki Senshu University - Ogatsu Bay

Organisation

Ishinomaki Senshu University

Species:

Undaria pinnatifida

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of this study was to reduce grazing pressure of sea urchins in barrens to allow U. pinnatifida restoration.

Restoration Project

JFE R&D Corporation - Jogashima

Organisation

JFE R&D Corporation

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to observe the growth of Ecklonia cava on Marine Blocks and ordinary concrete blocks, and to survey...

Restoration Project

Jeju National Univerisity - Biyangdo

Organisation

Jeju National Univerisity

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Excluded Grazers

Reasons:

Multiple
Sites were selected with existing urchin barrens (beophwan).

Restoration Project

Jeju National Univerisity - Dongbaekseom, Haeundae-gu, Busan

Organisation

Jeju National Univerisity

Species:

Ecklonia stolonifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of restoration was to Improving Methodologies, technology and methods and Answering Scientific Questions.

Restoration Project

Kagoshima University - Wakasa Bay

Organisation

Kagoshima University

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Unspecified
This study examined the successional change in macroalgae biomass on an artificial reef. It also tested the competitive relationship between...

Restoration Project

Korea Fisheries Resources Agency (FIRA) - South Korea

Organisation

Korea Fisheries Resources Agency (FIRA)

Species:

Ecklonia bicyclis, Ecklonia cava, Ecklonia stolonifera, Sargassum fulvellum

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Removed Sea Urchins, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Seaweed forest restoration has been undertaken by FIRA to restore barren grounds and to enhance coastal productivity, species diversity and...

Restoration Project

Korea Marine Enviroment & Ecology Research Institute - Tongyeong-si

Organisation

Sungkyunkwan University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Seeded Ropes

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to test which seaweed transplantation method most effectively reduced herbivory from sea urchins and...

Restoration Project

Korean University - yangyang-gun, Kangwon-do

Organisation

Sungkyunkwan University

Species:

Sargassum horneri

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Blocks, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration was to Improving Methodologies, technology and methods and Answering Scientific Questions.

Restoration Project

Kyushu University - Tosa Bay

Organisation

Kyushu University

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Enriched Water with Added Nutrients, Transplanted Adults
The aim of this study was to produce a new type of artificial reef to grow seaweeds and provide habitat...

Restoration Project

Love Rimurimu - Kākāriki (Worser Bay)

Organisation

Love Rimurimu

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Seeded with Kelp Blades

Reasons:

Climate Change, Imbalance, Sedimentation, Overgrazing, Increased turbidity, Ocean warming
By improving conditions and restoring sites in the harbour with juvenile and adult seaweeds, we hope to set up the...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - Corona Del Mar

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Spore Bag Seeding, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - Crystal Cove

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Adult and Juvenile Transplants, Cleared Competitors, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - Downcoast Reef Point

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults and Juveniles, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - Gaviota

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Heatwave
Kelp beds are extremely important habitats, providing space, shelter, and forage for many invertebrates and fish. The decline of the...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - North Scotchmans Cove

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - San Clemente South

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - South Scotchmans Cove

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Cleared Competitors, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Applied Aquatic - Whistler Reef

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Adult and Juvenile Transplants, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Aquatic - Cameo Shores

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Adult and Juvenile Transplants, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

MBC Aquatic - Hope Ranch

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Stone, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Heatwave
Kelp beds are extremely important habitats, providing space, shelter, and forage for many invertebrates and fish. The decline of the...

Restoration Project

MBC Aquatic - Upcoast Reef Point

Organisation

MBC Aquatic

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Heatwave
The aim of restoration was to reseed kelps where they had exhibited little or no recovery in order to improve...

Restoration Project

Marine Forests of Peru - Ancash

Organisation

Marine Forests of Peru

Reasons:

Multiple
The forests of Eisenia cokeri are distributed in continuous patches of high densities along the north-central Peruvian coast (Ancash region)....

Restoration Project

Moss Landing Marine Laboratory - Herring Bay

Organisation

Moss Landing Marine Laboratory

Species:

Fucus gardneri

Methodologies:

Hot Pressure Water Cleaning

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of the 'Exxon Valdez' oil spill and clean-up efforts on...

Restoration Project

National Fisheries Research and Development Institute - Gangheung

Organisation

National Fisheries Research and Development Institute

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this study was to develop new technologies for transplanting kelp seedlings (Ecklonia cava) to artificial reefs in...

Restoration Project

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Pendleton

Organisation

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Physical Disturbance
Pendleton Artificial Reef was constructed to determine if man-made reefs could be used to address a possible loss of kelp...

Restoration Project

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - San Luis

Organisation

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Ocean warming
This artificial reef was installed to determine whether an artificial reef could be designed to encourage algal development that provides...

Restoration Project

Nippon Tetrapod Co. - Sagami Bay

Organisation

Nippon Tetrapod Co.

Species:

Ecklonia bicyclis, Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of this study was to determine if tetrapods used to protect ports and coastal structures can act as...

Restoration Project

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA) - Hammerfest

Organisation

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA)

Species:

Alaria esculenta, Saccharina latissima

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Testing quicklime application and efficacy and then removing sea urchins at a large scale to restore kelp forest.

Restoration Project

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA) - Hammerfest - Finnmark

Organisation

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA)

Species:

Saccharina latissima

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Excluded Grazers

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The objective of restoration was to establish a new substrate/habitat on a sandy bottom outside a sea urchin barren for...

Restoration Project

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA) - Porsanger

Organisation

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA)

Species:

Alaria esculenta, Saccharina latissima

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Testing quicklime application and efficacy and then removing sea urchins at a large scale to restore kelp forest.

Restoration Project

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA) - Tromsø

Organisation

Norwegian Institute of Water Resources (NIVA)

Species:

Saccharina latissima

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers, Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing

The aim of this study was to investigate whether kelp may recover if the abundance of urchins is reduced in a...

Restoration Project

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California - Albion Cove

Organisation

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing, Climate Change, Heatwave, Imbalance

The objective of restoration was to re-establish ecosystem services provided by kelp forests, particularly fisheries production. Currently testing Hand harvest of...

Restoration Project

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California - Caspar Bay

Organisation

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing

The objective of restoration was to re-establish ecosystem services provided by kelp forests, particularly fisheries production. Currently, urchin trapping and recreational...

Restoration Project

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California - Noyo Harbour

Organisation

Oceans Program for The Nature Conservancy California

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing, Climate Change, Imbalance, Multiple, Ocean warming

The objective of restoration was to re-establish ecosystem services provided by kelp forests, particularly fisheries production. Currently testing Hand harvest of...

Restoration Project

Operation Crayweed - Coogee

Organisation

Operation Crayweed

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was to use genomics to determine the influence of transplant donor site on the success...

Restoration Project

Operation Crayweed - Freshwater

Organisation

Operation Crayweed

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was to use genomics to determine the influence of transplant donor site on the success...

Restoration Project

Operation Crayweed - Maroubra

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was to use genomics to determine the influence of transplant donor site on the success...

Restoration Project

Operation Crayweed - Whale Beach

Organisation

Operation Crayweed

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was to use genomics to determine the influence of transplant donor site on the success...

Restoration Project

Orange County - San Mateo Point

Organisation

Orange County

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water, Removed All Grazers, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Researchers developed a number of aquacultural techniques for Macrocystis cultivation in order to reverse trends of deterioration

Restoration Project

Pacific Shellfish Institute - Puget Sound

Organisation

Pacific Shellfish Institute

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Physical Disturbance
This artificial reef was installed to mitigate the loss of intertidal rearing habitat caused by development of a large marina.

Restoration Project

Parks Canada Gwaii Haanas - Haida Gwaii

Organisation

Parks Canada Gwaii Haanas

Species:

Laminaria spp., Nereocystis luetkeana, Pterygophora sp.

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual, Sea Urchin Removal - Fishery

Reasons:

Overgrazing, Predator loss, Climate Change
Project team aimed to restore kelps to enhance the marine health of kelp forests along 3 kilometres of coast in...

Restoration Project

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Parque Pan de Azucar

Organisation

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Species:

Lessonia nigrescens

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to address the loss of L. nigrescens by assessing its capacity for restoration. This study reports the...

Restoration Project

Port Metro Vancouver - Delta

Organisation

Port Metro Vancouver

Species:

Laminaria saccharina, Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Physical Disturbance
Eight reef structures were created as habitat compensation for recent expansions of the Deltaport container Terminal between 2007 and 2009.

Restoration Project

Puget Sound Restoration Fund - Central Puget Sound

Organisation

Puget Sound Restoration Fund

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Seeded Ropes

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this study was to Improving Methodologies & possibly ameliorate climate change conditions (ocean acidification).

Restoration Project

Pukyong National University - Ikata

Organisation

Pukyong National University

Species:

Ecklonia kurome, Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Spore Bag Seeding

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of restoration efforts was to regenerate kelp beds, which are not only commercially important in themselves but also...

Restoration Project

Pukyong National University - Munjung-ri

Organisation

Pukyong National University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to test the effectiveness of pyramid-shaped artificial reefs in promoting regrowth of kelp forests, in order to...

Restoration Project

Pusan National University - Namhae-gun

Organisation

Pusan National University

Species:

Ecklonia cava, Ecklonia stolonifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Harvest
This study aimed to estimate the amount of carbon sequestered by seaweeds, with the view of promoting the use of...

Restoration Project

Pusan National University - Samcheok-si

Organisation

Pusan National University

Species:

Sargassum horneri, Undaria pinnatifida

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
As part of an effort to evaluate structural and functional recovery of created and restored habitat, the macroalgal community and...

Restoration Project

Reef Check - Albion Cove

This work addressed the following questions: 1a) Can commercial divers be coordinated to reduce urchins to target densities (< 2 urchins/m2)...

Restoration Project

Reef Check - Noyo

Address the following questions:

1a) Can commercial divers be coordinated to reduce urchins to target densities (< 2 urchins/m2) and maintain...

Restoration Project

San Diego State University - Friday Harbour

Organisation

San Diego State University

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study examined and compared different approaches to restoring bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) populations. It tested the hypotheses that outplanted...

Restoration Project

San Diego State University - La Lobera

Organisation

San Diego State University

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors

Reasons:

Heatwave
This study examined sites post disturbance and conducted field manipulations to investigate factors driving temporal variability in the southern limit...

Restoration Project

Shanghai Ocean University - Maocaotan

Organisation

Shanghai Ocean University

Species:

Sargassum vachellianum

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This study conducted breeding of S. vachellianum from wild populations in order to produce seedlings on artificial reeds, and aid...

Restoration Project

Shizuoka Prefecture - Izu Peninsula

Organisation

Shizuoka Prefecture

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Seeded Blocks, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing, Sedimentation, Increased turbidity
The restoration objective was to restore the abalone fishery that declined following kelp forest loss

Restoration Project

Soon Chun Hyang University - North Pohang

Organisation

Soon Chun Hyang University

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate

Reasons:

Multiple
This study investigated the germling and growth efficacy of encapsulated zygotes of the brown alga Sargassum fulvellum, which plays an...

Restoration Project

Southern California Edison - North La Jolla

Organisation

Southern California Edison

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Herbivorous Fish, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Researchers developed a number of aquacultural techniques for Macrocystis cultivation in order to reverse trends of deterioration

Restoration Project

Southern California Marine Institute - Whites Point

Organisation

Southern California Marine Institute

Reasons:

Water Pollution, Sedimentation
This restoration project will fulfill the objective of the NOAA Montrose Settlements Restoration Program (MSRP) to restore fish and the...

Restoration Project

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn - Marittima

Organisation

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Species:

Cystoseira amentacea

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to determine 1) the variation in the abundance of germlings during all the outplanting steps; 2) the...

Restoration Project

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn - T. Guaceto

Organisation

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn

Species:

Cystoseira amentacea

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to determine 1) the variation in the abundance of germlings during all the outplanting steps; 2) the...

Restoration Project

Sungkyunkwan University - Geundeok-myeon

Organisation

Sungkyunkwan University

Species:

Ecklonia bicyclis

Methodologies:

Removed All Grazers, Transplanted Adults
The aim of this study was to Answering Scientific Questions, Improving Methodologies and enhance biodiversity.

Restoration Project

Sungkyunkwan University - Udo-myeon

Organisation

Sungkyunkwan University

Species:

Ecklonia cava

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef
The aim of this study was to Improving Methodologies, technology and methods and Answering Scientific Questions.

Restoration Project

The University of Tokyo - Mashike

Organisation

The University of Tokyo

Species:

Saccharina japonica

Methodologies:

Fertilize With An Iron Humus Mix

Reasons:

Unspecified
Researchers evaluated the continuous effects of iron fertilisation on seaweed restoration, by comparing the changes in seaweed bed distributions with...

Restoration Project

Tohoku University - Iwani

Organisation

Tohoku University

Species:

Saccharina japonica, Saccharina religiosa

Methodologies:

Nutrient Enrichment, Removed Sea Urchins, Seeded Blocks, Seeded Ropes

Reasons:

Unspecified
This study tested the hypothesis that, in the Sea of Japan off southwestern Hokkaido, recruitment and production of Saccharina japonica...

Restoration Project

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology - Sakibaru Beach

Organisation

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Enriched Water with Added Nutrients, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
This study outlines the effects of using DSCM blocks to enhance algal growth, in order to improve restoration outcomes for...

Restoration Project

Universidad Austral de Chile - Bahia Chasco

Organisation

Universidad Austral de Chile

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Spore Bag Seeding, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Harvest
Studies on Macrocystis population dynamics, management, and restoration techniques are not only important for ecological aspects, but also crucial for...

Restoration Project

Universidad Austral de Chile - Pan de Azúcar National Park

Organisation

Universidad Austral de Chile

Species:

Lessonia spp.

Methodologies:

Reduced Heavy Metal Pollution, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to explore new restoration techniques for Macrocystis and Lessonia in order to develop fishermen-feasible techniques with a...

Restoration Project

Universidad Católica de Chile - Punta Gruesa

Organisation

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Species:

Lessonia nigrescens

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors

Reasons:

Heatwave
This study aimed to determine biotic factors that may be limiting local recolonisation of Lessonia along the northern Chilean coast....

Restoration Project

Universidad Católica del Norte - La Herradura Bay

Organisation

Universidad Católica del Norte

Species:

Lessonia nigrescens

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water

Reasons:

Harvest
This study aimed to repopulate areas of the intertidal with Lessonia in order to increase production for commercial harvests and...

Restoration Project

Universidad Católica del Norte - Point Loma

Organisation

Universidad Católica del Norte

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dettered Sea Urchins, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The study evaluated whether artificial plants could be used for protection and restoration of giant kelp forests in southern California.

Restoration Project

Universidad Católica del Norte - Punta Lagunillas

Organisation

Universidad Católica del Norte

Species:

Lessonia nigrescens

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water, Seeded with Kelp Blades, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Harvest
This study aimed to repopulate areas of the intertidal with Lessonia in order to increase production for commercial harvests and...

Restoration Project

Universidad de Atacama - Bolsico Cove

Organisation

Universidad de Atacama

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Seeded Lines

Reasons:

Harvest
This study evaluated changes in the community composition in new kelp habitat established on artificial reefs in barren grounds (as...

Restoration Project

Universidad de Chile - Carrizal

Organisation

Universidad de Chile

Species:

Lessonia spicata

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Harvest
The objective of this study was to improve methodologies, technology and methods.

Restoration Project

Universidad de Chile - Mineral Talca

Organisation

Universidad de Chile

Species:

Lessonia Berteroana

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Harvest
This study evaluated whether chimeric kelps exhibit higher genetic diversity and increased fitness compared to genetically homogenous plants. Higher genetic...

Restoration Project

Universidad de Los Lagos - Puerto Montt

Organisation

Universidad de Los Lagos

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Ceramic, Added Substrate - Generic, Added Substrate - Shells, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Harvest
This study assessed different substrata for M. pyrifera settlement sporophytes in a hatchers, and assessed success in the field for...

Restoration Project

Universitat de Girona - Menorca

Organisation

Universitat de Girona

Species:

Cystoseira barbata

Methodologies:

Seeded Blocks, Spore Bag Seeding, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
The main objective of this study was to experimentally test non-destructive restoration methods that can lead to the establishment of...

Restoration Project

University of Adelaide - Gulf St. Vincent

Organisation

University of Adelaide

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Turf Removal

Reasons:

Experimental Removal
This study tested the hypothesis that rates of canopy recovery are substantially less in turf-dominated habitats relative to canopy-dominated landscapes....

Restoration Project

University of Alaska - Herring Bay

Organisation

University of Alaska

Species:

Fucus gardneri

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aims of this study were to determine the geographic extent of regions showing slow recovery, determine the factors causing...

Restoration Project

University of Auckland - Hauturu-o-Toi (Little Barrier

Organisation

University of Auckland

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Evaluate sea urchin removal as a tool for restoration

Restoration Project

University of Auckland - Nordic Bay, Leigh

Organisation

University of Auckland

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Evaluate sea urchin removal as a tool for restoration

Restoration Project

University of Auckland - Otata Island (Noises)

Organisation

University of Auckland

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Evaluate sea urchin removal as a tool for restoration.

Restoration Project

University of Auckland - V Bay

Organisation

University of Auckland

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Evaluate sea urchin removal as a tool for restoration

Restoration Project

University of Barcelona - MIMBT Natural Park

Organisation

University of Barcelona

Species:

Treptacantha elegans

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual, Spore Bag Seeding

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This study tested the success of active revegetation techniques as a tool to promote functional and productive Treptacantha elegans forests...

Restoration Project

University of Bologna - Due Sorelle

Organisation

University of Bologna

Species:

Cystoseira barbata

Methodologies:

Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to determine the loss and scale of degradation of Cytoseira using historical data. It also used clearing...

Restoration Project

University of Bologna - Le Vela

Organisation

University of Bologna

Species:

Cystoseira barbata

Methodologies:

Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to determine the loss and scale of degradation of Cytoseira using historical data. It also used clearing...

Restoration Project

University of Bologna - Monte Conero

Organisation

University of Bologna

Species:

Cystoseira barbata

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple

The main goal of this experiment was to test the feasibility of enhancing fragmented communities of C. barbata by transplantation...

Restoration Project

University of California Davis - Bodega Marine Reserve

Organisation

University of California Davis

Species:

Pelvetiopsis limitata

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers

Reasons:

Experimental Removal
The objective of this study was to assess how herbivore density interacts with algae species richness to influence recovery rates...

Restoration Project

University of California Institute of Marine Science - Cameo Shores

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California Institute of Marine Science - Corona del Mer

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - Temperature Tolerance, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California Institute of Marine Science - La Jolla

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Culled Sea Urchins - Quicklime, Dispersed Propagules Into Water, Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime, Transplanted Adults, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California Institute of Marine Science - Palos Verdes

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of liming on urchin control, and to test possible harmful...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Abalone Cove

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate, Fish Culling, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Dana point to Monarch Bay

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The aim of this study was to test several hypotheses on mass culture dispersal and aid Macrocystis regeneration.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Imperial Beach

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of liming on urchin control, and to test possible harmful...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - La Jolla

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
Transplantation experiments were carried out to determine whether planting kelps in sandy bottomed sites would attract animals generally found on...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Mission Bay

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of liming on urchin control, and to test possible harmful...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Newport to Pelican bay

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Pitas Point

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate

Reasons:

Multiple
Developmental reefs were designed to improve sport fishing and to provide substrate for the establishment of giant kelp and associated...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Point Loma

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Restoration was undertaken to restore a historical kelp bed.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Point Loma

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual, Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of liming on urchin control, and to test possible harmful...

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - S. Central La Jolla

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Quicklime

Reasons:

Overgrazing
Restoration was undertaken to restore a historical kelp bed.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - San Onofre

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Dispersed Propagules Into the Water, Genetic Selection - Temperature Tolerance, Removed Sea Urchins, Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Whistler Reef

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value.

Restoration Project

University of California institute of Marine Science - Whites Point

Organisation

University of California Institute of Marine Science

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Culled Sea Urchins - Manual, Dispersed Propagules Onto Substrate, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration efforts was to restore lost Macrocystis forests and their associated biological and economic value. This site...

Restoration Project

University of Genoa - Cinque Terre MPA

Organisation

University of Genova

Species:

Cystoseira amentacea

Methodologies:

Transplanted Juveniles

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to apply the ex situ technique (outplanting) to midlittoral C. amentacea var. stricta, assessing...

Restoration Project

University of Maine - Wells

Organisation

University of Maine

Species:

Saccharina spp.

Methodologies:

Urchin Fishery

Reasons:

Predator loss
This study aimed to examine feedback mechanisms and alternate stable states in kelp ecosystems in Maine, USA. Specifically, it looked...

Restoration Project

University of New South Wales - Cape Banks

Organisation

University of New South Wales

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Remediated Water Pollution, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This experiment was conducted to determine whether Sydney's rocky shores are now suitable for the survival and recruitment of crayweed,...

Restoration Project

University of New South Wales - Long Bay

Organisation

University of New South Wales

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Remediated Water Pollution, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This experiment was conducted to determine whether Sydney's rocky shores are now suitable for the survival and recruitment of crayweed,...

Restoration Project

University of New South Wales - South Head

Organisation

University of New South Wales

Species:

Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Genetic Selection - General Fitness, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
The aim of this study was to use genomics to determine the influence of transplant donor site on the success...

Restoration Project

University of Oslo - Vega Island

Organisation

University of Oslo

Species:

Laminaria saccharina

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Overgrazing

The general goals of this research were to study aspects of community stability of a sea urchin-dominated barren state and...

Restoration Project

University of Salento - Porto Cesareo

Organisation

University of Salento

Species:

Cystoseira spp.

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Culling - Manual

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of large-scale urchin culling in reducing herbivore pressure on disturbed...

Restoration Project

University of Santa Cruz - Point Isabel

Organisation

University of California Santa Cruz

Species:

Fucus spp.

Methodologies:

Removed Oil, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
Due to their low dispersal, fucoids naturally recover slowly following disturbances. Because of this, restoration has been advocated as a...

Restoration Project

University of Southern California - Near Malibu

Organisation

University of Southern California

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Remediated Water Pollution, Seeded Ropes

Reasons:

Multiple
The giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera has considerable ecological and economic value, as it provides habitat and food for valuable marine...

Restoration Project

University of Sydney - Cape Banks

Organisation

University of Sydney

Species:

Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Unspecified
Researchers conducted an experimental manipulation to test whether the effects of grazing by Centrostephanus rodgersii were linearly related to density.

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Lindisfarne

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of restoration was to improve Macrocystis pyrifera beds in Tasmania, as they are thought to be declining, and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Bicheno

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Ecklonia radiata, Phyllospora comosa

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the range-extending sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii on reef habitat...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Blackjack Rocks

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Bruny Island

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Multiple

Methodologies:

Seeded Blocks, Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This study aimed to identify factors responsible for the persistence of barrens created by H. erythrogramma in Tasmania, by assessing...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Cape Bougainville

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Cystophora spp., Macrocystis pyrifera, Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this paper was to critically test the effect of H. erythrogramma on macroalgal habitat when the sea...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Cape Bruny

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Cystophora spp., Macrocystis pyrifera, Sargassum spp.

Methodologies:

Excluded Grazers, Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this paper was to critically test the effect of H. erythrogramma on macroalgal habitat when the sea...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Emerald Bay

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduced seaweed Undaria pinnatifida is preventing re-establishment of String Kelp...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Glenvar Bay

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Graveyard Point

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduced seaweed Undaria pinnatifida is preventing re-establishment of String Kelp...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Hell Fire Bluff

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Lemenon

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Maria Island

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
This study aimed to explore how the resilience and stability of E. radiata habitats is influenced by habitat degradation Specifically...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Oakhampton

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduced seaweed Undaria pinnatifida is preventing re-establishment of String Kelp...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Point Home

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Rosny

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Stapleton

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Removed Competitors, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this study was to determine whether the introduced seaweed Undaria pinnatifida is preventing re-establishment of String Kelp...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - Tranmere

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Tasmania - White Rock

Organisation

University of Tasmania

Species:

Macrocystis pyrifera

Methodologies:

Seeded Lines, Transplanted Adults and Juveniles

Reasons:

Ocean warming
The objective of this project was to restore Macrocystis pyrifera in Tasmania, as it is thought to be declining and...

Restoration Project

University of Trieste - Grigano

Organisation

Universita' di Trieste

Species:

Cystoseira barbata, Cystoseira compressa

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
This experiment was conducted to test the feasibility of restoring natural coastal Cystoseira sp. beds that have been destroyed or...

Restoration Project

University of Washington - Block Island

Organisation

University of Washington

Species:

Fucus gardneri

Methodologies:

Removed Oil

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to determine the mechanisms behind changes in cover at spill-disturbed sites that were dramatic and synchronous across...

Restoration Project

University of Washington - Rocky Islet

Organisation

University of Washington

Species:

Fucus gardneri

Methodologies:

Removed Oil

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to determine the mechanisms behind changes in cover at spill-disturbed sites that were dramatic and synchronous across...

Restoration Project

University of Washington - W Arm

Organisation

University of Washington

Species:

Fucus gardneri

Methodologies:

Removed Oil

Reasons:

Water Pollution
This study aimed to determine the mechanisms behind changes in cover at spill-disturbed sites that were dramatic and synchronous across...

Restoration Project

University of Western Australia - Gregory

Organisation

University of Western Australia

Species:

Ecklonia radiata

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This study tested the efficacy of bubble curtains as an exclusion device for herbivorous fishes. Specifically, it asked whether changes...

Restoration Project

Università di Sassari - La Pelosa

Organisation

Università di Sassari

Species:

Cystoseira brachycarpa

Methodologies:

Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of harvesting commercial P. lividus on the shift between barren and Cytoseira bed...

Restoration Project

Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis - Cap Ferrat

Organisation

Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis

Species:

Cystoseira amentacea

Methodologies:

Remediated Water Pollution, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Water Pollution
Since natural restoration of C. amentacea var. stricta has never occurred despite water treatment, this study aimed to develop a...

Restoration Project

Vancouver Island University - Dodd Narrow

Organisation

Vancouver Island University

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Seeded Ropes, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to form self-sustaining N. luetkeana kelp forests within study sites, and provide habitat for...

Restoration Project

Vancouver Island University - Winchelsea Island Site

Organisation

Vancouver Island University

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Seeded Ropes, Transplanted Adults

Reasons:

Multiple
The aim of this study was to form self-sustaining N. luetkeana kelp forests within study sites, and provide habitat for...

Restoration Project

Vital Kelp - Jeddah Point

Organisation

Vital Kelp

Species:

Nereocystis luetkeana

Methodologies:

Adult and Juvenile Transplants

Reasons:

Overgrazing, Imbalance, Ocean warming, Water Pollution
We are motivated to restore floating canopy forming bull kelp because we remember it here in our lifetime of living...

Restoration Project

Wonkwang University - Gwanmaedo-ri

Organisation

Wonkwang University

Species:

Silvetia siliquosa

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults, Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Harvest
Restoration of Silvetia siliquosa is highly desirable due to its high ecological and economic importance in Korea. The aim of...

Restoration Project

Wonkwang University - Yeongsan-ri

Organisation

Wonkwang University

Species:

Silvetia siliquosa

Methodologies:

Transplanted Adults, Transplanted On Lines

Reasons:

Harvest
Restoration of Silvetia siliquosa is highly desirable due to its high ecological and economic importance in Korea. The aim of...

Restoration Project

Yantai University - Xiaoheishan Island

Organisation

Yantai University

Species:

Sargassum thunbergii

Methodologies:

Added Substrate - Artificial Reef, Dispersed Propagules Into the Water

Reasons:

Multiple
Given the essential function of macroalgal beds on rocky shores, much attention has been focused on effective methods to restore...

Restoration Project

lpha Hydraulic Engineering Consultants C - Hokkaido

Organisation

Alpha Hydraulic Engineering Consultants Co

Species:

Saccharina japonica

Methodologies:

Sea Urchin Removal

Reasons:

Overgrazing
The aim of this paper was to trial removal of sea urchins from a barren to investigate potential use as...