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Caption: Water exchange between coral reef cavity and surrounding reef water is restricted with tightly woven cotton cloth. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 4 Oct., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Jasper M. de Goeij at University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and colleagues was titled, "Surviving in a Marine Desert: The Sponge Loop Retains Resources Within Coral Reefs."
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