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Shifts in coral overgrowth by sponges and algae

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Title: Shifts in coral overgrowth by sponges and algae.
Name(s): Lapointe, Brian E., creator
Bedford, Bradley J., creator
Littler, Mark M., creator
Littler, Diane S., creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag.
Extent: 2 p.
Physical Description: pdf
Language(s): English
Identifier: 2875931 (digitool), FADT2875931 (IID), fau:5594 (fedora), 10.1007/s00338-007-0242-x (doi)
Note(s): These observations suggest that overgrowth of D. strigosa skeletons by C. lampa versus macroalgae may be mediated by turbidity, which varies seasonally and yearly as a function of watershed drainage patterns and tropical storm activity.
This manuscript is a version of an article with the final publication found online at and may be cited as: Lapointe, B. E., B. J. Bedford, M. M. Littler and D. S. Littler (2007) Shifts in coral overgrowth by sponges and algae, Coral Reefs 26:515
Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute contribution #1659.
Subject(s): Corals
Coral reefs and islands
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Restrictions on Access: ©2007 Springer-Verlag.
Host Institution: FAU