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New evidence indicates that microalgae in Caribbean came from the Pacific; could do long-term damage

University of Delaware’s Daniel “Tye” Pettay reports new evidence that Symbiodinium trenchii (S. trenchii), a stress-tolerant zooxanthellae alga found in coral communities across the Greater Caribbean, is actually an introduced species from the Indio-Pacific Ocean. Continue reading New evidence indicates that microalgae in Caribbean came from the Pacific; could do long-term damage