Phage therapy for Florida corals

  title={Phage therapy for Florida corals},
  author={C. Kellogg},
  • C. Kellogg
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Coral disease is a major cause of reef decline and a significant problem in the Florida Keys (fig. 1). Of the many diseases and syndromes that have been described, very few so far have been linked to a specific pathogen (disease-causing organism). In all but one of those cases, the pathogen is a bacterium as shown in table 1. A grant from the Mote Marine Laboratory Protect Our Reefs program is allowing the U.S. Geological Survey (fig. 2) to conduct a preliminary study that will look at applying… CONTINUE READING

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