Contact: John Delaney
Wildlife Conservation Society
Caption: A new "stress test" model developed by the Wildlife Conservation Society identifies the most diverse and hardy coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean as priorities for conservation and management. This "high priority" reef is located in the coastal area of south Tanzania.
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