A beneficial association between a polychaete worm and a scleractinian coral?

@article{BenTzvi2005ABA,
  title={A beneficial association between a polychaete worm and a scleractinian coral?},
  author={Ofer Ben-Tzvi and Shai Einbinder and Eran Brokovich},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={98}
}
Fig 1 Cyphastrea chalcidicum: a View of part of colony showingSpirobranchus giganteus burrows (arrowed), b close-up of burrow,c same burrow 1 year later. Scale bars=10 mmThe polychaete worm Spirobranchus giganteus(Serpulidae) is abundant in coral reefs, beingembedded in both stony corals and hydrozoans suchas Millepora sp. In a study at Eilat (Gulf of Aqaba,Red Sea), we observed a colony of the faviid coralCyphastrea chalcidicum which was almost com-pletely dead and covered with turf algae… CONTINUE READING

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