Limitations to reef recovery

This week an intriguing study came out in Science demonstrating with very conclusive findings that both coral and fish juveniles prefer to be in water that is more typical of a healthy as opposed to a degraded reef (pdf here).

Coral reefs that are degraded have a substantially greater proportion of weedy algae on them than coral themselves.  These algae are […]

By | 2014-09-02T09:14:00-04:00 September 1st, 2014|Categories: Climate Change, Coral, Current Events, Global change, marine protected areas|1 Comment