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Multiple partners not the only way for corals to stay cool

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:02 am

Multiple partners not the only way for corals to stay cool
21 January 2012, 7:42 am

For the first time scientists have shown that corals hosting a single type of zooxanthellae can have different levels of thermal tolerance -– a feature that was only known previously for corals with a mix of zooxanthellae. This finding is important because many species of coral are dominated by a single type of zooxanthellae.

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