Oculina patagonica: a non-lessepsian scleractinian coral invading the Mediterranean Sea

@article{Fine2001OculinaPA,
  title={Oculina patagonica: a non-lessepsian scleractinian coral invading the Mediterranean Sea},
  author={Maoz Fine and Helmut W. Zibrowius and Yossi Loya},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={138},
  pages={1195-1203}
}
Abstract. The scleractinian coral Oculina patagonica De Angelis is a new immigrant from the Southwest Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea, having established itself only recently along the Israeli coast. This species is the only scleractinian coral reported to have invaded a new region. In order to understand the swift establishment of this species along the Israeli coast, from 1994 to 1999 we studied its distribution, abundance, reproduction, recruitment, survival, and the effect of bleaching… 
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