Indo-Pacific corals more resilient than Caribbean twins

by Blog Burger on July 13, 2012

Sydney: Corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Indo-Pacific region recover faster from stress than their Caribbean counterparts, say marine scientists. “The main reason for this phenomenon is that Indo-Pacific reefs have less seaweeds than the Caribbean Sea,” said George Roff from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia. The study includes survey data from the Indo-Pacific… – Science News

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