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Immunity on the reef: Staghorn coral, its symbionts, and white band disease

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The world’s well-known coral reefs are suffering tremendously from disease.

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Making whoopee, coral style

Pocillopora damicornis

Most species are content with just one form of reproduction, but not for the coral p. damicornis. These guys make babies sexually and asexually. Doctoral candidate David Combosch wants to know why.

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences