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Francis SPATIAL , TEMPORAL AND TAXONOMIC VARIATION IN CORAL GROWTH — IMPLICATIONS FOR THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS

@inproceedings{Pratchett2015FrancisS,
  title={Francis SPATIAL , TEMPORAL AND TAXONOMIC VARIATION IN CORAL GROWTH — IMPLICATIONS FOR THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS},
  author={Morgan S. Pratchett and Kristen D Anderson and Mia O. Hoogenboom and Elizabeth Widman and Andrew H. Baird and John M. Pandolfi and Peter J. Edmunds and Janice M. Lough},
  year={2015}
}
1ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia Email: morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au 2College of Marine and Environmental Science, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia 3School of Life Sciences, Gibbet Hill Campus, The University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK 4School of Biological Sciences and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia 5Department of… 

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