Genetic susceptibility, colony size, and water temperature drive white-pox disease on the coral Acropora palmata.

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Erinn M Muller; Robert van Woesik;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110759, pmc: PMC4220941
  • Subject: Research Article | Mathematics | Mathematical Models | Mathematical and Statistical Techniques | Marine Biology | Ecology | Physical Sciences | Bayesian Method | Statistics (Mathematics) | Biology and Life Sciences | Corals | Mathematical Functions | Research and Analysis Methods | Medicine | Marine Ecology | Q | R | Coral Reefs | Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Statistical Methods
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Outbreaks of coral diseases are one of the greatest threats to reef corals in the Caribbean, yet the mechanisms that lead to coral diseases are still largely unknown. Here we examined the spatial-temporal dynamics of white-pox disease on Acropora palmata coral colonies ... View more
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