Coral mortality by algae -Reply
korrubelj at math.unp.ac.za
Thu Jan 15 02:23:57 EST 1998
Hector Reyes Bonilla <hreyes at calafia.uabcs.mx>asked:
...I observed that most of them die because of overgrowing
of other species (mostly algae).....Do you know of any paper
doing explicit reference of this?
>> I have the following reference:
KEATS, D.W.; CHAMBERLAIN, Y.M. & BABA, M. 1997.
Pneophyllum conicum (Dawson) comb. Nov. (Rhodophyta,
Corallinaceae), a widespread Indo-Pacific non-geniculate alga
that overgrows and kills live coral. Botanica Marina 40(4):
>> Hopes it's of some use.
University of Natal
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