Coral Reefs

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 35–35 | Cite as

Coral spawn slicks at Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea, Australia; the world’s most southerly coral reef

  • P. L. Harrison
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Coral Reef Great Barrier Reef Coral Species Scleractinian Coral Coral Community 
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Thanks to C. Wallace for confirming Acropora species identifications, and A. Noreen, C. Wallace and B. Busteed for field assistance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Coral Reef Research Centre, School of Environmental Science and ManagementSouthern Cross UniversityLismoreAustralia

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