[Coral-List] Corals in ships ballast water?

Joel Creed jcreed at uerj.br
Tue Jun 25 17:25:04 EDT 2013

Dear Coral-list,

I would like to ask whether anyone on the list knows of any study or
personal observation of viable (live) coral larvae being found in ships
ballast water. I couldn’t find anything in the literature on this.

I'll compile the replies, if I get any.

Best wishes,


Prof Dr Joel C. Creed
Laboratório de Ecologia Marinha Bêntica
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro,
Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcântara Gomes
Departamento de Ecologia
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