John Dawson jdwsn at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Sun Nov 4 13:34:41 EST 2001

>===== Original Message From Anne Cohen <acohen at whoi.edu> =====
>Hello: I am wondering if there is a  term in use in the biology
>community  that describes coral species having both symbiotic and
>asymbiotic colonies i.e. a single species that occurs naturally and
>healthily in both "states";
>Your ideas are appreciated,

The term would be facultative zooxanthellate.


John P. Dawson 
Ph.D. Candidate - Department of Geoscience
121 Trowbridge Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
E-mail: jdwsn at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu; Phone: (319)-335-1818; Fax: (319)-335-1821

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