Hosts of the Plio-Pleistocene past reflect modern-day coral vulnerability.


The risk of global extinction of reef-building coral species is increasing. We evaluated extinction risk using a biological trait-based resiliency index that was compared with Caribbean extinction during the Plio-Pleistocene, and with extinction risk determined by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Through the Plio-Pleistocene, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2621


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