Coral Reefs

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 216–216 | Cite as

Corals in the genus Porites are susceptible to infection by a larval trematode

  • G. S. AebyEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hawaii Institute of Marine BiologyKaneoheUSA
  2. 2.Division of Aquatic ResourcesHawaii Department of Land and Natural ResourcesHonoluluUSA

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