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Herbivore biocontrol and manual removal successfully reduce invasive macroalgae on coral reefs

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Herbivore biocontrol and manual removal successfully reduce invasive macroalgae on coral reefs https://t.co/j1pEdbJnXw
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Brian J Neilson conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, wrote manuscript, analyzed data, performed and collected the data.

Christopher B Wall analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, wrote the manuscript and performed the analysis.

Frank T Mancini conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, developed the study design, oversaw data collection and management, edited manuscript.

Catherine A Gewecke conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, developed study design, edited the manuscript and collected data.

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Funding

This work was made possible by funding provided by The State of Hawai‘i, Department of Land and Natural Resources, a Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council grant, a NOAA Estuary Restoration Grant, and a USFWS Sport Fish Restoration Grant. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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