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The only other comparable disease outbreak occurred in the 1970s and 80s that nearly wiped out staghorn and elkhorn corals, which landed both on the endangered species list.
Our first mission was to snorkel off a popular beach called Punto Francés, where two years ago Dr. Guggenheim had seen intact expanses of elkhorn coral, a barometer of reef health.
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