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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 543–544 | Cite as

A rare ‘deep-water’ coral assemblage in a shallow lagoon in Micronesia

  • Paul R. Muir
  • Carden C. Wallace
Oceanarium

Keywords

Reef Coral Mangrove Forest Coral Assemblage Continental Island Coral Plate 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank Michel Pichon, Emre Turak, Lyndon DeVantier and in Pohnpei: “The Villagen; Eugene Joseph, Conservation Society of Pohnpei; Donald David, Office of Fisheries and Aquaculture; Alissa Akesy, Dept. Resources and Development.

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

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Museum of Tropical QueenslandQueensland MuseumTownsvilleAustralia
  2. 2.Queensland MuseumSouth Brisbane BCAustralia

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