Multiple partners not the only way for corals to stay cool

Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 00:30 in Biology & Nature

For the first time scientists have shown that corals hosting a single type of zooxanthellae can have different levels of thermal tolerance -– a feature that was only known previously for corals with a mix of zooxanthellae. This finding is important because many species of coral are dominated by a single type of zooxanthellae.

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