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Press Release 10-079

Killer Seaweed: Scientists Find First Proof that Chemicals from Seaweeds Damage Coral on Contact

Downward death spiral may hit coral reefs

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Scientist-sleuth Douglas Rasher checks for effects of seaweed on a coral culturing rack in Fiji.

Scientist-sleuth Douglas Rasher checks for effects of seaweed on a coral culturing rack in Fiji.

Credit: Mark Hay/Douglas Rasher, Georgia Institute of Technology


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Chlorodesmis looks as innocuous as maiden's hair, its common name, but it's a coral-killer.

Chlorodesmis looks as innocuous as maiden's hair, its common name, but it's a coral-killer.

Credit: Australian Institute of Marine Science


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The green seaweed Chlorodesmis overgrows coral on a reef flat in Fiji.

The green seaweed Chlorodesmis overgrows coral on a reef flat in Fiji.

Credit: Mark Hay/Douglas Rasher, Georgia Institute of Technology


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Chlorodesmis transplanted against a Porited coral in Fiji.

Chlorodesmis transplanted against a Porited coral in Fiji.

Credit: Douglas Rasher, Georgia Institute of Technology


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Effect on the coral of Chlorodesmis, after 20 days.

Effect on the coral of Chlorodesmis, after 20 days.

Credit: Douglas Rasher, Georgia Institute of Technology


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