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Failure to respond to a coral disease outbreak: Potential costs and consequences

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RT @BillPrecht: Last summer I wrote an editorial on SCTLD. I used a human pandemic where there little early response as a fictional analogy…
RT @BillPrecht: Last summer I wrote an editorial on SCTLD. I used a human pandemic where there little early response as a fictional analogy…
Last summer I wrote an editorial on SCTLD. I used a human pandemic where there little early response as a fictional analogy. It has come true see “Failure to respond to a coral disease outbreak: Potential costs and consequences” PeerJ Preprints, e27860v2. https://t.co/H9TLGotcng
I hate to be snarky and “I told you so” but the response Covid-19 in Florida is almost identical to the initial outbreak of #SCTLD. Should we be surprised? See “Failure to respond to a coral disease outbreak...” PeerJ Preprints 7:e27860v2 https://t.co/H9TLGotcng
Precht WF. 2019. Failure to respond to a coral disease outbreak: Potential costs and consequences. PeerJ Preprints 7:e27860v2 https://t.co/H9TLGotcng https://t.co/UWm6EeC857
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
328 days ago
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
328 days ago
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
329 days ago
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
RT @DrewHarvell: High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality sugge…
High prevalence of stony coral tissue loss disease in Florida, the number of susceptible species, and high mortality suggests this #Oceanoutbreak is one of the most lethal w local extinctions possible. Responding to Coral Diseases https://t.co/3joXLuvQVf via @PeerJPreprints
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Failure to respond to a coral disease outbreak: Potential costs and consequences https://t.co/zM3kMfgy77 https://t.co/t8t4cC1mJG
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Competing Interests

William F. Precht is employed by Dial Cordy and Associates, Inc.

Author Contributions

William F Precht conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

No raw data was used in this opinion piece.

All Port Miami project data is currently available through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Funding

This work was supported in-part to the author by salary from the marine and environmental sciences firm Dial Cordy and Associates, Inc. (DCA). DCA received funding under contracts to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC sponsored by the USACE, Jacksonville District and PortMiami, Miami-Dade County for environmental compliance and analysis under FDEP Permit No. 0305721-001-BI. These contracts provided support to undertake monitoring of coral populations in the vicinity of PortMiami in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The funders had no role in data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. This manuscript was written on the personal time of the author and the views, statements, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed herein are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of DCA, the USACE, PortMiami, or Miami-Dade County.


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