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November 16, 2021

Endangered staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis)

Endangered staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) on nearshore reef off southeast Florida.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant OCE 1535007.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story No northern escape route for Florida's coral reefs. (Date image taken: Aug. 2017; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 16, 2021)

Credit: Alexander Modys, Department of Geosciences, Florida Atlantic University

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