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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

In depth article on coral reefs at Skeptical Science

Figure 6. Example of a French Polynesian reef devastated by a COTS outbreak. A, healthy reef with cover in excess of 40%; B, algae have colonized the reef after attack by COTS; C, weakened or dead coral are swept away by a cyclone leaving less than 5% living coral cover. From Kayal (2012). 

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