Coral microbiology

Oceanography
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Abstract

In the last 30 years, there has been approximately a 30% loss of corals worldwide, largely due to emerging diseases (Harvell et al., 2002, 2007; Hughes et al., 2003). Coral microbiology is a new field, driven largely by a desire to understand the interactions between corals and their symbiotic microorganisms and to use this knowledge to eventually prevent the spread of coral diseases.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Coral microbiology
Series title Oceanography
DOI 10.5670/oceanog.2007.60
Volume 20
Issue 2
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher The Oceanography Society
Contributing office(s) Coastal and Marine Geology Program
Description 9 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Oceanography
First page 146
Last page 154