Red Light Represses the Photophysiology of the Scleractinian Coral Stylophora pistillata
van Melis, Anne
Silva, Catarina I. F.
Leal, Miguel C.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Marine Biology | Q | R | Ecology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Corals | Science | Medicine | Marine Ecology
Light spectrum plays a key role in the biology of symbiotic corals, with blue light resulting in higher coral growth, zooxanthellae density, chlorophyll a content and photosynthesis rates as compared to red light. However, it is still unclear whether these physiological...