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Contact: Dr. Misha Matz
University of Texas at Austin

Contrasting Coral Families

Caption: Sibling larvae of the coral Acropora millepora before metamorphosis (top) and young polyps after metamorphosis (bottom) represent two of the most contrasting family groups obtained by crossing various color morphs of adult corals (greener on the left, redder on the right).

Credit: Mikhail Matz, The University of Texas at Austin

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