Coral Nursery Development & Management


This course is a precursor to the field training on coral nursery development. It is also a continuing education program to the coral reef rehabilitation. Initial training on coral propagation must complete before the student is enrolled in this course. The purpose of this course is to instil an understanding of the environment where the coral nursery is developed. It also outlines the protocols to protect the underwater environments from stressors from the nursery development. By learning and following the right protocols, a holistic and true conservation results can be achieved.

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding of the environment in which the coral nursery grows

Topics for this course

17 Lessons

Dear Conservationists!

Preface by Ocean Quest’s founder
Code of Ethics

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Introduction to Coral Nursery Development

Chapter 2: Ecological Cascades and Cycles

Chapter 3: Observation Skills

Chapter 4: Assessments, Techniques and Documentation

Chapter 5: Constructing the Coral Nursery

Chapter 6: Coral Nursery Monitoring and Management

Thank you for participating!

About the instructor

Anuar Abdullah

Founder & CEO of Ocean Quest Global

Mr. Anuar Abdullah is the Founder & CEO of Ocean Quest Global, he has worked with the Coral Reefs since 1981. He has a Master’s Degree in Oceanography and has travelled extensively to various islands across the globe with interest in conservation efforts, specifically coral restoration. Back in Malaysia, Anuar began his own self-funded research to discover a more effective way to help revitalise & propagate corals for over 14 years. Driven by his passion, Anuar created his own path in the field of coral conservation and created Ocean Quest Global for people to come together to share similar goals in restoring the corals. 


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2 Courses

4 students


Material Includes

  • Six (6) Chapters of Reading Materials
  • Seven (7) Video Presentation
  • Knowledge Review (Quizzes)
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Learn at your free time within 4 weeks
  • Accessible on all platforms (mobile, desktop & tablet)

Enrolment validity: 30 days

Target Audience

  • Marine Conservationists
  • Marine Biologists
  • Scuba Divers
  • Resort Owners
  • Anyone who wants to learn & contribute to reef rehabilitation

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