Bleached coral

8 Jul 2021

As marine heatwaves become more commonplace, coral reefs are expelling their microscopic and colorful algae and bleaching white. At OIST, Professor Nori Satoh, who leads the Marine Genomics Unit, is using cultures to investigate how individual algae and coral cells interact, and how bleaching occurs.

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Australian Institute of Marine Science. This image has been cropped.

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