Skip to main content
Email Print Share

All Images


News Release 09-168

Global Warming Causes Outbreak of Rare Algae in Caribbean Corals

Scientists take advantage of 'experiment of nature' to discover new insights into coral bleaching

This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.

Photo of a coral-bleaching event in the Caribbean.

This image was taken in October, 2005, during a coral-bleaching event in the Caribbean.

Credit: Todd LaJeunesse, Penn State


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (96 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of bleached corals.

The white corals pictured have lost their symbiotic algae and appear "bleached."

Credit: Todd LaJeunesse, Penn State


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (69 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.