Could these be coral farms ?

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  1. Warr7207

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    Check this out.

    What are all those rectangular dark shapes in the sea ?

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    From this distance they could be shellfish beds (oysters etc - even lobsters) but equally they could be coral farms, where are they?
     
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    WOW Warren! Where the HECK did you get this location in Google Earth from?
    And my response to your question, would be: QUITE POSSIBLY.... quite possibly...
    That is really intriguing indeed!
     
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    no man...its like a big fish city...dhuuu:p


    dont know...but would also like to know where it is?
     
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    indonesia somewhere
     
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    Cool! Many thanks Warren! Awesome areas around Indonesia and Micronesia!
     
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    well its definitly man made. but i wonder with the amount of boats there, and it seems to be a fairly populated area. Would be nice if they were coral farms though, definitly kick ass:) anyone know if there is a way to do that here?
     
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    need to upload google earth now:biggrin:

    thanks for sharing man:yeahdude:
     
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    I had a look at the URL. Sure LOOKS like coral farms in the sea, which they are doing aqua culturing of corals! :)

    WOW! Nice! I just wish that we could have done that HERE!
     
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    Check this out :)

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    my gosh those are awesome. what i would worry about is people nicking my corals out of the sea:( some james bond stuff:) or some pesky fully grown emperor deciding he's hungry:) dam now how do we explain that to insurance?:p
     
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    Now that is cool!
     
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    That dude in the top pic looks like Viper with his Algae farm :razz:
     
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    would like have a tank there
     
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    i dont think that is GHA, looks more like a macro algae to me?
     
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    It it Caluerpa growing around the coral???
     
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    A Beautiful place!
    Very cool, things like this can save our natural reefs in the future... if the rest of the world joins in :)
     
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    second that tobes if we can farm thees corrals we don't need to rape the sea
     
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