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Fluorescence census techniques for coral recruits

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This work was supported by a NOAA Coral Conservation Program grant to Mark Fonseca. The authors thank Charles Mazel of Physical Sciences, Inc. and NightSea, Inc. for manuscript comments and advice on fluorescence techniques, Ruth Kelty, Patrick Biber, and two anonymous reviewers for comments that improved the manuscript, and Don Field, Christopher Slade and Amy Uhrin for field assistance. Joanne Delaney of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Shay Viehman of Biscayne National Park arranged for field permits. The National Undersea Research Center provided logistic support. This paper is dedicated to the memory of Peter Gladding, who with his Alexis M provided invaluable field support.

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Piniak, G.A., Fogarty, N.D., Addison, C.M. et al. Fluorescence census techniques for coral recruits. Coral Reefs 24, 496–500 (2005).

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  • Fluorescence
  • Coral
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