School of fish swims over coral reefs of Pagan
A school of fish swims over the coral reefs of Pagan. A research team is analyzing the genetics of eight coral species from the Northern Mariana Islands of Sarigan, Pagan and Maug that were selected for their reef-building ability and their ecological importance.
[Research supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation-funded Guam ESPCoR.]
Learn more in the University of Guam news story UOG Marine Lab conducts first coral genetics research on the Mariana Islands of Maug, Pagan and Sarigan. (Date of image: May 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 28, 2022)
Credit: Photo courtesy University of Guam
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