The impact of benthic algae on the settlement of a reef-building coral

Abstract

The capacity of corals to re-establish in degraded and algal-dominated habitats will depend on the effects of algae on coral settlement and growth. We tested the effect of 11 macroalgal species, of widely different functional-forms, on swimming and settlement by larvae of the coral Platygyra daedalea from the Great Barrier Reef. Algal turfs and the crustose… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00338-009-0573-x

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