News tagged with acropora

Fluorescent light revealed as gauge of coral health

(Phys.org) —Coral reefs not only provide the world with rich, productive ecosystems and photogenic undersea settings, they also contribute an economic boost valued at hundreds of billions of dollars. But their decline in ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Ecology
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Gene secrets of the reef revealed

Australian scientists today announced they have sequenced the genome of the staghorn coral Acropora millepora, a major component of the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs worldwide.

dateJul 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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