The Coral Reefs of Eilat – Past , Present and Future : Three Decades of Coral Community Structure Studies

@inproceedings{Loya2004TheCR,
  title={The Coral Reefs of Eilat – Past , Present and Future : Three Decades of Coral Community Structure Studies},
  author={Yossi Loya},
  year={2004}
}
Here, I shall present a brief review of ca.35 years of our studies on changes in the coral species diversity and community structure at Eilat, Red Sea, at several scales in space and time. In the following, I shall: (1) summarize the geographical setting and the geological, physical and biological characteristics of the Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba, then point out the uniqueness of the coral reefs of Eilat, which are situated at the most northerly boundary of coral reef distribution,yet exhibit… CONTINUE READING

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