Macroalgae inhibits larval settlement and increases recruit mortality at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.

Globally, many coral reefs are degraded and demonstrate reduced coral cover and increased macroalgal abundance. While negative correlations between macroalgae and coral recruitment have commonly been documented, the mechanisms by which macroalgae affects recruitment have received little attention. H...

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Main Authors: Fiona J Webster, Russell C Babcock, Mike Van Keulen, Neil R Loneragan
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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