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Report a Disease Outbreak

If you observe an unusual change in coral color, skeleton, or an abnormal growth, you can report this information using our Level I report form. Your information will assist in the study of coral disease by providing early information on potential major disease outbreaks. Describing the changes using standard field diagnostic criteria is very important.

Submit via Email

Fill in the Level 1 form - Level 1 Fillable Form [PDF] | Instructions [PDF]

  1. Save the form under your last name and date (e.g. Lastname_04-25-10.pdf)
  2. Email the form to cdhc.coral@noaa.gov
  3. If you e-mail more than one form for a specific date, add a letter suffix behind the date (e.g.: Lastname_04-25-10a.pdf, Lastname_04-25-10b.pdf)

Submit via Regular Mail or Fax

  1. Open the pdf of the Level I form - Level 1 Form [PDF]
  2. Save the form under your last name and date (e.g.: Lastname_04-25-10.pdf)
  3. Print the filled in form and * fax the form to (843) 876-2051, or mail the form to:
    Coral Disease and Health Consortium Level I Report
    Hollings Marine Laboratory
    331 Fort Johnson Road
    Charleston, SC 29412 USA

* If you fax or mail more than one form for a specific date add a letter suffix behind the date (e.g.: Lastname_04-25-10a.pdf, Lastname_04-25-10b.pdf)