Event Name/Location

Program and Proceedings: Association of Island Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean 21st Annual Meeting May 24-27, 1988

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

1988

Keywords

Coral Reefs

Abstract

As part of an ongoing study of coral bleaching, observations were made of corals on reefs (ca. 8m) off John U. Lloyd Beach, Dania, FL, in December, 1987. Bleaching was evident in approximately 50% of Montastrea annularis, the dominant scleractinian coral species. Quantitative pigment measurements by HPLC show that bleached corals contained

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