Coral Reefs

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 1155–1155 | Cite as

Scleractinian corals capture zooplankton within days of settlement and metamorphosis

  • V. R. CumboEmail author
  • T.-Y. Fan
  • P. J. Edmunds
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Early Life Life Stage Metabolic Demand Unique Challenge Early Life Stage 
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This research was funded through the US National Science Foundation (BIO-OCE 08-44785). We thank C. Wall and S. Zamudio for assistance with this experiment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyCalifornia State UniversityNorthridgeUSA
  2. 2.National Museum of Marine Biology and AquariumTaiwanRepublic of China
  3. 3.Institute of Marine Biodiversity and EvolutionNational Dong Hwa UniversityTaiwanRepublic of China

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