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Intraspecific Genetic Variability in Temperature Tolerance in the Coral Pocillopora damicornis: Effects on Growth, Photosynthesis and Survival

@inproceedings{Gillette2012IntraspecificGV,
  title={Intraspecific Genetic Variability in Temperature Tolerance in the Coral Pocillopora damicornis: Effects on Growth, Photosynthesis and Survival},
  author={Phillip R. Gillette},
  year={2012}
}
  • P. Gillette
  • Published 2012
  • Environmental Science, Biology
of a thesis at the University of Miami. Thesis supervised by Professor Andrew C. Baker. No. of pages in text. (75) Coral reef ecosystems worldwide are in decline as a result of climate change and other anthropogenic impacts. Prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures are predicted to occur more frequently in the future, resulting in coral bleaching and/or mortality. Different coral colonies within a species often show variation in both bleaching and mortality when exposed to temperature stress… 

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