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Georgia Institute of Technology

Experimental Rack

Caption: An experimental rack held seaweeds in contact with living corals (treatment) or an equivalent, but not-living skeleton (control). Those seaweeds contacting living corals became more toxic to corals, but grew more slowly and were more at risk of consumption by herbivorous fishes.

Credit: Photo: Douglas Rasher

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