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Abundant, Dominant Corals Still Face Threat Of Extinction
2013-11-16 06:48:46

A new study reveals that global changes in climate and ocean chemistry affect corals whether scarce or abundant, and often it is the dominant, abundant corals with wide distributions that are affected the most.

Manmade Activities Behind Caribbean Coral Die-Off
2013-02-15 10:42:20

A new University of Georgia study has solved the mystery of dying coral in the Caribbean, where nearly half of all members of the marine species has likely perished over the past 16 years.

Spawning Of Threatened Pillar Coral Observed For First Time In Florida Reef System
2012-08-09 11:25:00

Male and female threatened pillar coral have been documented for the first time spawning together in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, said researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

2012-01-20 11:45:08

Recent experiments conducted at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) produced striking results, showing for the first time that corals hosting a single type of “zooxanthellae” can have different levels of thermal tolerance – a feature that was only known previously for corals with a mix of zooxanthellae.

Corals Can Sense What's Coming
2011-11-19 04:42:31

Australian scientists have thrown new light on the mechanism behind the mass death of corals worldwide as the Earth’s climate warms.

Image 1 - Seeking Keys To Coral Reef Renewal
2011-09-06 06:14:32

Vital clues to coral reef recovery have been identified in a remarkable research project in which three scientists labored to hand-build 30 coral reefs from hundreds of tons of rock and gravel.

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2011-08-18 12:15:00

US researchers said on Wednesday that human sewage is causing a disease that is killing elkhorn coral.

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2010-11-09 09:25:00

A new study suggests that over the next century recruitment of new corals could drop by 73 percent, as rising CO2 levels turn the oceans more acidic.

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2010-08-25 19:37:29

Coral living off the coast of Puerto Rico may provide researchers valuable information about the potential impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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2010-07-28 10:27:54

An Australian scientist has discovered what could be the world’s rarest coral in the remote North Pacific Ocean.


Latest Elkhorn coral Reference Libraries

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2012-04-03 20:41:16

Knotted Fan Coral, (Melithaea ochracea), is a species of colonial soft coral that is found in tree-like fans on shallow reefs in the South China Sea between Taiwan and Indonesia, including Singapore and Malaysia. In Taiwan, it is the most widespread coral in its family Gorgonacea. It is found on the higher parts of reef fronts where its numerous small polyps can feed at water flow rates varying from 1.6 to 16 inches per second. This species usually grow to about 8 inches in length, with...

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