Scleractinian coral species survive and recover from decalcification

Maoz Fine, Dan Tchernov

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Abstract

When seawater pH drops by 0.7 units, stony corals can survive for months as soft bodies lacking skeletons and then recalcify as the pH normalizes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1811
Number of pages1
JournalScience
Volume315
Issue number5820
DOIs
StatePublished - 30 Mar 2007

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