staghorn coral

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Synonyms for staghorn coral

large branching coral resembling antlers

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Under stress, the yellow scroll coral maintained a stable microbiome, but the staghorn coral was not so lucky--it experienced a decline in microbial diversity and increases in populations of Sphingomonas and Pseudomonas bacteria, both of which are familiar human pathogens.
Minutes later, we arrive at the site of Mote's underwater staghorn coral nursery, and Bartels, Muller and I dive under the waves.
Endangered and threatened species: final listing determinations for elkhorn and staghorn coral. Fed.
Mote says 90 percent of its nursery-grown staghorn coral is surviving near Looe Key, though some of its nursery corals showed signs of bleaching (losing their color when they expel symbiotic algae) this summer and are being watched, said Dave Vaughn, director of Mote's Tropical Research Lab in Summerland Key.
As a result of these impacts, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recently listed the elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) and staghorn coral (A.
Workers actually pointed out dozens of pieces of Carribean staghorn coral that stumped Suphtin who at first couldn't figure out what they were doing along the river until she deduced they were probably used as the ballast on ships.
He and Steven Vollmer of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama studied the DNAin 262 samples of staghorn coral from the Bahamas to Panama and the YucatAn peninsula to Curacao.
that condemn her raiders to a Staghorn coral grave:
Based on molecular weight and SDS-PAGE mobility of the purified GTDH enzyme from the staghorn coral Acropora formosa.
The biogeographic region has one of the highest coral diversity in the world, harboring threatened species like the vulnerable staghorn coral (Acropora abrolhosensis) and dana staghorn coral (Acropora aculeus), and serves as an important source and sink not only for coral larvae but also for fish and other marine species.
Area of study: Coral reef monitoring and assessment, staghorn coral restoration project
"Staghorn coral is the James Dean of coral--it lives fast and dies young," Black said.
The funding will be used to cover costs to grow “threatened” staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) and outplant nursery-raised colonies to a reef offshore Key Largo named “White Bank.” This reef is one of the most popular snorkeling sites in Key Largo with tens of thousands of snorkelers swimming over the shallow area every year.
Evaluation of artificial Light regimes and substrate types for aquaria propagation of the staghorn coral Acropora solitaryensis.