[Coral-List] Pink secretion on dead corals

shashank Keshavmurthy iamshanky15 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 20 23:10:16 EDT 2005

Hello James and all

Yes, a photograph would be nice.....
I was there with Ravindran when he was conducting
the experments with the pink line syndrome in
Porites lutea.....
it seemed to be a stress reaction where the pink
color apears due to the fungus......he has also
reported the presence of endolithic fungi in
these corals....in his DAO paper............
You can mail to Ravindran at
jravi at darya.nio.org....and ask the


"the role of infinitely small in nature is infinitely large"-Louis Pasteur                

Keshavmurthy Shashank
phD candidate
Kochi University, Graduate School of Kuroshio Science
Laboratory of Environmental Conservation
Otsu 200, Monobe, Nankoku-shi
783-8502, Kochi, Japan
alt. id: shashank at cc.kochi-u.ac.jp
phone: 81 090 8285 9012

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