[Coral-List] Quick Zoox. Question

shashank iamshanky15 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 19 12:15:23 EDT 2013

Hi Andrew  
have you seen these papers? may be they have answer to your questions

Reef-Building Corals—Symbiotic Autotrophic Organisms: 1. General Structure, Feeding Pattern, and Light-Dependent Distribution in the Shelf (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1021836204655)

Reef-Building Corals—Symbiotic Autotrophic Organisms: 2. Pathways and Mechanisms of Adaptation to Light (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1021833821493)

both published by E. A. Titlyanov (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22E.+A.+Titlyanov%22), T. V. Titlyanova (http://link.springer..com/search?facet-author=%22T.+V.+Titlyanova%22) in Russian Journal of Marine Biology (http://link.springer.com/journal/11179) (2002)

The Energy Budget of Coral Polyps (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A%3A1009497303413)

Trophic status and population density of zooxanthellae in hermatypic corals (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02759502)

both published by V. A. Leletkin (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22V.+A.+Leletkin%22) in Russian Journal of Marine Biology (http://link.springer.com/journal/11179) (2000)

Rhythmical changes in the division and degradation of symbiotic algae in hermatypic corals (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063074006010020)
E. A. Titlyanov (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22E.+A..+Titlyanov%22), T. V. Titlyanova (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22T.+V.+Titlyanova%22), I. M. Yakovleva (http://link.springer..com/search?facet-author=%22I.+M.+Yakovleva%22)… in Russian Journal of Marine Biology (http://link.springer.com/journal/11179) (2006)

Biosynthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids in zooxanthellae and polyps of corals (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1063074010060076)
A. B. Imbs (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22A.+B.+Imbs%22), I. M. Yakovleva (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22I.+M.+Yakovleva%22), N. A. Latyshev (http://link.springer.com/search?facet-author=%22N.+A.+Latyshev%22)… in Russian Journal of Marine Biology (http://link.springer.com/journal/11179) (2010)


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On Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:24 PM, andrew ross wrote:

> List,
> How do symbiotic algae share foods/sugars with the host polyp?
> Do they leak or discharge them somehow, or do the coral tissues digest dead or excess algal cells?  
> I haven't see this explained, so I thought I'd ask. Sorry if the question's a little bit basic.
> Yes, my thinking is connected to bleaching.
> Andrew
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