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Coral Reefs

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 119–120 | Cite as

Coral communities at high latitude are not pseudopopulations: evidence of spawning at 32°N, Japan

  • R. van Woesik
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Keywords

Japan High Latitude Sedimentology Coral Community 
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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. van Woesik
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  1. 1.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of the RyukyusNishihara, OkinawaJapan

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