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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 321–322 | Cite as

Outbreak of white syndrome in Acropora spp., temperate region of Japan

  • Hideyuki YamashiroEmail author
  • Michiyoshi Fukuda
  • Hironobu Fukami
Oceanarium
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Keywords

Coral Reef Plague White Spot Japan Meteorological Agency Large Coral 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

Coral sampling in the National Park was conducted with the approval of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan (to HF). This study was supported by Grants-in-Aid from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Japan (No. 25430197) (to HY). The valuable comments of anonymous reviewer and editor helped to improve this manuscript.

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideyuki Yamashiro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michiyoshi Fukuda
    • 2
  • Hironobu Fukami
    • 3
  1. 1.Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research CenterUniversity of the RyukyusMotobuJapan
  2. 2.Greet divers, Kanamaru-BuildMiyazaki CityJapan
  3. 3.Department of Marine Biology and Environmental Science, Faculty of AgricultureUniversity of MiyazakiMiyazakiJapan

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