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Epic ocean voyages of coral larvae revealed
August 22, 2013
A computer simulation using the University of Miami's Connectivity Modeling System and conducted in collaboration with the University of Bristol has revealed the epic, ocean-spanning journeys traveled by millimeter-sized coral larvae through the world's seas. The model is the first to recreate the oceanic paths along which corals disperse globally, and will eventually aid predictions of how coral reef distributions may shift with climate change.
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
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