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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 323–324 | Cite as

A large gape facilitates predation on salps by Heteropsammia corals

  • R. MehrotraEmail author
  • C. M. Scott
  • B. W. Hoeksema
Oceanarium

Keywords

Scientific Literature Short Chain Large Gape Mouth Opening Present Observation 
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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New Heaven Reef Conservation ProgramSuratthaniThailand
  2. 2.Reef Biology Research Group, Department of Marine Science, Faculty of ScienceChulalongkorn UniversityBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Department of Marine ZoologyNaturalis Biodiversity CenterLeidenThe Netherlands

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