Night-Time Temperature Reprieves Enhance the Thermal Tolerance of a Symbiotic Cnidarian

@article{Klein2019NightTimeTR,
  title={Night-Time Temperature Reprieves Enhance the Thermal Tolerance of a Symbiotic Cnidarian},
  author={Shannon G. Klein and Kylie Anne Pitt and Cathy H. Lucas and Shiou-Han Hung and Sebastian Schmidt-Roach and Manuel Aranda and Carlos M. Duarte},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
  year={2019}
}
Responses of cnidarian-Symbiodiniaceae associations to warming are determined, in part, by high-frequency temperature variability. Yet, the role of such variability in determining specific maximum temperature thresholds of cnidarian holobionts (the ecological units comprised of cnidarian hosts and associated microorganisms, including Symbiodiniaceae) remains untested. Here we contrasted the thermal resilience (that is the ability to resist stress) of a model symbiotic cnidarian from the Red Sea… Expand

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