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- Coker, D.J., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Marine environmental research 2018 v.142 pp. 48-58
- adults; biodiversity; coral reefs; corals; field experimentation; grazing intensity; inorganic carbon; larvae; turf algae; Red Sea
- ... The loss of coral cover is often accompanied by an increase of benthic algae, a decline in biodiversity and habitat complexity. However, it remains unclear how surrounding communities influence the trajectories of re-colonization between pulse disturbance events. Over a 12-month field experiment in the central Red Sea, we examined how healthy (hard-coral dominated) and degraded (algae-dominated) r ...