non-indigenous species in reef systems

Les Kaufman lesk at
Tue Mar 9 20:01:05 EST 1999

The only introduction of corals I know of was unsuccessful.  I guess it is
okay to say it now.  We had a bunch of Heliofungia that Tom Goreau had
collected ages ago that were sort of pets at the Discovery Bay Marine
Laboratory.  They were eventually placed out on the reef and we followed
them for a while.  Not only are they gone now, in many respects, so is the

Les Kaufman
Boston University Marine Program
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