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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 177–178 | Cite as

Early onset of zooplanktivory in equatorial reef coral recruits

  • Tai Chong Toh
  • Jia Wei Kassler Peh
  • Loke Ming Chou
Oceanarium

Keywords

Oral Cavity Energy Supply Equatorial Region Metabolic Demand Ocean Temperature 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was part of T.C. Toh’s PhD dissertation work and was funded by the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund awarded to T.C. Toh. We thank C.S.L. Ng for assistance with this experiment.

References

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tai Chong Toh
    • 1
  • Jia Wei Kassler Peh
    • 1
  • Loke Ming Chou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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