Bacterial communities associated with Porites white patch syndrome (PWPS) on three western Indian Ocean (WIO) coral reefs.

The scleractinian coral Porites lutea, an important reef-building coral on western Indian Ocean reefs (WIO), is affected by a newly-reported white syndrome (WS) the Porites white patch syndrome (PWPS). Histopathology and culture-independent molecular techniques were used to characterise the microbia...

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Main Authors: Mathieu G Séré, Pablo Tortosa, Pascale Chabanet, Jean Turquet, Jean-Pascal Quod, Michael H Schleyer
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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