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The scleractinian corals of Moreton Bay, eastern Australia: high latitude, marginal assemblages with increasing species richness

@article{Wallace2009TheSC,
  title={The scleractinian corals of Moreton Bay, eastern Australia: high latitude, marginal assemblages with increasing species richness},
  author={C. Wallace and I. Fellegara and P. Muir and P. Harrison},
  journal={Memoirs of the Queensland museum},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={1-118}
}
Moreton Bay, located 27°S on the east coast of Australia, provides a rare instance of urban, subtropical, marginal coral reefs in an urbanised environment, adjacent to a major city 500 km south of the Great Barrier Reef. These reefs have been regarded as being close to environmental extinction, yet substantial living coral assemblages remain, and are currently at their highest recorded living diversity in this location. We taxonomically review collections of living and fossil coral specimens… Expand

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