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Coral Black Band

Caption: This coral in the Great Barrier Reef is strongly affected by the Black Band Disease. In the lower region the white limestone skeleton is visible, in the upper region the coral tissue is still intact. The BBD zone appears as a black band.

Credit: Y. Sato

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