Effects of water flow on growth and energetics of the scleractinian coral Agaricia tenuifolia in Belize

  • Sebens K
  • Helmuth B
  • Carrington E
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Abstract

The branching scleractinian coral Agaricia tenuifolia is abundant on reefs in Belize, over an exceptionally broad range of depth, flow regime, and irradiance. Photosynthesis and respiration of coral branches were measured over a range of irradiance and un

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  • agaricia tenuifolia æ coral
  • energetics æ
  • photosynthesis æ coral growth
  • æ water flow

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Authors

  • K. P. Sebens

  • B. Helmuth

  • E. Carrington

  • B. Agius

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