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Contact: Barbra Gonzalez
barbgo@rsmas.miami.edu
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University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

Coral Larvae Dispersal

Caption: The pathways traveled by >14 million modeled coral larval over a one-year period using the Connectivity Modeling System developed by Dr. Claire Paris at the University of Miami. Note the empty no-man's-land that larvae have difficulty breaching -- this is the East Pacific Dispersal Barrier.

Credit: S. Wood/Univ. of Bristol

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