Film Friday: Parrotfish can bring reefs from “despair to repair” in the fight against algal domination
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Film Friday: Parrotfish can bring reefs from “despair to repair” in the fight against algal domination

The International Coral Reef Initiative recently released a report detailing the status of Caribbean coral reefs from 1970-2012. Based on data from 88 location around the Caribbean, the report found that average coral cover declined by over 50% while algal cover is over three times higher. This pair of opposite trends is called a “phase-shift” where the … Continue reading