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Hypoxic stress in corals and coral reefs

Published on: 04/01/2024
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 Brittle stars sitting on the top of boulder corals.DYK that NCCOS-funded scientists are conducting the first systematic assessment of the response of corals and coral reefs to hypoxic stress? Findings have indicated that hypoxia, in addition to temperature, can lead to coral bleaching. https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/coral-bleaching-may-be-induced-by-hypoxia/ 

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