No bundles beyond this point: the coral sterile zone

Randall, Carly J., Giuliano, Christine., and Page, Cathie A. (2021) No bundles beyond this point: the coral sterile zone. Bulletin of Marine Science, 97 (1). 0-0. (In Press)

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Abstract

Many species of colonial corals have sterile zones—areas where polyps are sexually immature. While inconspicuous in many species, the sterile zones observed in Acropora glauca in 2019 were striking, likely due to the tabular growth morphology, highly pigmented eggs, and high degree of intracolony spawning synchrony in this species.

Item ID: 64858
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1553-6955
Copyright Information: © 2021 Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami
Funders: BHP Group Limited (BHP), Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
Projects and Grants: BHP-AIMS Keppel Islands Coral Project
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2020 02:36
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060808 Invertebrate Biology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 100%
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