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... The question may not directly apply to this observation (i.e., that DOC can be lower in backreefs dominated by algae than in offshore water). But there was a flurry of work on coral DOC release that seems ... //... to have waned. Where are we on that? What is the consensus, e.g., DOC release in corals vs algae? Also, has anyone compared DOC conc. in waters around coral and algal dominated substrate when other factors ...

["corals","DOC","algae","reef metabolism"]
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... period with two different sets (n = 79 total) of corals, we found clear seasonality in calcification of a massive species. Calcification rates were about 50% faster in summer compared to winter. Please see ... //... : Kuffner IB, Hickey TD, Morrison JM (2013) Calcification rates of the massive coral Siderastrea siderea and crustose coralline algae along the Florida Keys (USA) outer-reef tract. Coral Reefs 32:987-997. So ...

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... be interesting to use your results as a comparison but the data from the supplementary data on coral is only a summary (particularly the live coral data from Fig. 4). Thanks so much, Juan ...

["Coral cover data"]
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... knowledge of the modes and timing of coral reproduction. Most corals are hermaphroditic or gonochoric, with a brooding or broadcast spawning mode of reproduction. Brooding corals are a significant component of some ... //... update our knowledge of coral reproduction in WA, for tens of thousands of corals and hundreds of species from over a dozen reefs spanning 20° of latitude. We identified broad patterns in coral reproduction, but more ... ... brooding corals on all reefs. Methods for assessing coral reproduction Consideration of coral reproduction is often required by environment mangers where development activities are proposed on or near coral reefs; ...

["Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2010
Sampled author keywords matching: Coral reproduction, Coral reefs ...

... ). Sed Accum, sediment presence on living coral tissue; PmortRecent, recent partial mortality among colonies (Lirman et al., 2014); Halos, distinct pattern of partial mortality (not necessarily recent) in which ...

Figure 3 from Detecting sedimentation impacts to coral reefs resulting from dredging the Port of Miami, Florida USA

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... interaction won by the coral. This growth form dependent ability to outcompete turf algae was not only observed among coral species, but also among different growth forms in morphologically plastic coral genera (Acropora ... //... more abundant on coral reefs worldwide, but their effects on other benthic organisms remain poorly described. To describe the general characteristics of competitive interactions between corals and turf algae, we ... ... can actively overgrow live corals or passively take over space after corals have died. Feedback processes exacerbate the decline of coral populations as algae provide refuges for coral pathogens and algal exudates ...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1984
Sampled author keywords matching: Coral, Coral colony form ...
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... causing ecosystem phase shifts from coral- to algal-dominated reef systems on a global scale. As these ecosystems undergo transition, there is an increased incidence of coral-macroalgal interactions. Mounting evidence ... //... provide a bioenergetic analysis of coral-macroalgal interactions in a controlled aquarium setting. We demonstrate that the energetic demands of microbial communities at the coral-algal interaction interface are higher ... ... output than either the coral- or algae-associated communities alone (Fig. 2 inset; Post hoc t-test: interface-coral p = 0.0390, interface-algae p = 0.0070) (Table S1). Furthermore, both coral- and algae-associated ...

["Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology","Microbiology","Biophysics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3423
Sampled author keywords matching: Coral-algal interactions ...
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It's unclear how this correlation is established..

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... benefits, coral reefs have been declining precipitously across the globe due to human impacts and climate change. Recent efforts to combat these declines are increasingly turning to restoration to help reseed corals and ... //... significantly enhances restoration yield with little additional cost or investment. Although some coral restoration efforts plant corals in protected areas in order to benefit from the facilitative effects of herbivores that ... ... other benthic coral competitors such as sponges, fire corals, and mat-forming zoanthids. In contrast to the indirect effects of herbivores on corals, trophic cascades and direct predation on corals have been ...

["Climate Change Biology","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3499
Sampled author keywords matching: Coral reefs ...

... Boxplots of coral reef aesthetic values at each site and regression of coral reef aesthetic values vs. NCEAS scores across all assessed reef sites. (Test) shows coral reef aesthetic values calculated for 200 ...

Figure 2 from Can we measure beauty? Computational evaluation of coral reef aesthetics

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... examined differences in susceptibility of A. cervicornis to C. abbreviata predation based on coral tissue condition. Coral tissue condition was a strong determinant of snail prey choice, with snails preferring A. cervicornis ... //... behavior of C. abbreviata, creating a potential feedback that may exacerbate damage from predation in coral populations compromised by other types of disturbance. ... ... were conducted (Figs. 1C–1E): healthy coral versus diseased coral (H v D, n = 52), healthy coral versus coral with mechanical damage (H v M, n = 58) and healthy coral versus coral with active snail predation (H v P; ...

["Animal Behavior","Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1239
Sampled author keywords matching: Coral disease ...
Funding: ... NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program This study was supported by the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. ...

(A) Proportion of bleaching and mortality by genus, excluding the two least abundant genera. (B) Ternary plot of unaffected, bleached (pale plus bleached) and dead (partial plus full mortality) for genera sampled in the study. Key genera are indicated using three-letter...

Figure 5 from Coral responses to a repeat bleaching event in Mayotte in 2010

... Distribution of responses for highest coral cover observed by (A) survey respondent position and (B) region. Colors are used to visually differentiate among positions. Numbers of respondents by position ...

Figure 2 from Historical baselines of coral cover on tropical reefs as estimated by expert opinion

... (A) Coral abundance. (B) Coral patch size. (C) Coral shape (length/width ratio). The maximum depth reached during the dives (short grey lines) might be located above the deepest data points which are positioned in the centre of their 10 m depth interval. The red dotted lines mark the 270–280 m depth range. ...

Figure 5 from Vertical and horizontal distribution of Desmophyllum dianthus in Comau Fjord, Chile: a cold-water coral thriving at low pH

... Conceptual model of the steps involved in the coral gardening framework, long-term goals, and benefits. The information in this model is based on our own research and activities, as well as information detailed in Johnson et al. (2011) and Rinkevich (2015). ...

Figure 2 from Ecological solutions to reef degradation: optimizing coral reef restoration in the Caribbean and Western Atlantic

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