Bacteria Fed by Algae Biochemicals Can Harm Coral Health

June 10, 2020 | Biology

First appearing on Phys.Org, Lab.Equipment brings you this article to cover your day-to-day Biology news fix.

Though corals worldwide are threatened due to climate change and local stressors, the front lines of the battle are microscopic in scale. Under stress, many reefs that were formerly dominated by coral are shifting to systems dominated by turf and fleshy algae. A new study, published in PNAS on June 1 and led by researchers at the University of Hawai'i (UH) at Mānoa and San Diego State University (SDSU), found that the outcome of the competition between coral and turf algae is determined by the assemblage of microbes at the interface where the contenders meet... More of this in the Phys.Org Blog.

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