Coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota in Southeast India—bested by Acropora muricata?
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We thank the Chief Wildlife Warden, Government of Tamil Nadu, for the research permission (Ref. No. WL (A)/11867/2017-Permit No. 43/2017).
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