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Corals Might Learn to Adapt to Warmer Seas


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Source: New Scientist

October 9, 2011

 

"Tantalising evidence suggests coral can be trained to withstand rising sea temperatures.

 

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette found that Acropora millepora coral, which typically lives at 21 to 22 °C, experienced significant bleaching when held at 31 °C for eight days. But the coral could survive without bleaching if first held at 28 °C for 10 days.

 

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