Coral Reefs

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 513–513 | Cite as

Sponge orange band (SOB): a pathogenic-like condition of the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta

  • J. D. Cowart
  • T. P. Henkel
  • S. E. McMurray
  • J. R. Pawlik
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© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Cowart
    • 1
  • T. P. Henkel
    • 1
  • S. E. McMurray
    • 1
  • J. R. Pawlik
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Marine ScienceUniversity of North Carolina WilmingtonWilmingtonUSA

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