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Feeding increases coral transplant survival

Discussion in 'Conservation' started by jahmic, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. jahmic

    jahmic Shark M.A.S.C Club Member

    Feeding juvenile corals prior to transplantation into a new reef may increase their survival. The global decline of coral reefs and the loss of associated ecological services have necessitated immediate intervention measures to try to reverse their further deterioration. Scientists have attempted to recolonize damaged reefs by transplanting juvenile corals, but the survival of young corals on the reef remained low

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