Coral reproduction on the world ’ s southernmost reef at Lord Howe Island , Australia

  title={Coral reproduction on the world ’ s southernmost reef at Lord Howe Island , Australia},
  author={Andrew H Baird and Vivian Ruth Cumbo and Sallyann Gudge and Sally A Keith and Jeffrey A. Maynard and Chun-Hong Tan and Erika S. Woolsey},
Despite a recent expansion in the geographic extent of coral reproductive research, there remain many regions in the Indo-Pacific where knowledge is limited. For example, Lord Howe Island is the southernmost reef system in the world (31° S); however, very little is known of the reproductive biology of the coral fauna. Here, aspects of the reproductive biology and the timing of reproduction for 40 of the approximately 65 species that occur on Lord Howe Island are documented. In December 2010… CONTINUE READING


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