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Title: Calcification by hermatypic corals: regulations of the calcium pathway. Final report for period September 1995 - February 1999.
Authors: Mueller, Erich M.
Keywords: coral reefs
corals
Western Atlantic coral
Observatoire Oceanologique Europeen (Monaco)
Acropora cervicornis
Pigeon Key (Florida)
Issue Date: 6-Aug-2001
Publisher: Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL.
Series/Report no.: Mote Technical Report ;
No. 1382
Abstract: This report describes activities of Mote Marine Laboratory's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Program. The purpose of this project was to develop a coral culture facility at Mote Marine Laboratory Pigeon Key Marine Research Center in the Florida Keys. More specifically, the research objectives included the development of a Western Atlantic coral model using culture techniques; to examine the similarity of the culture model with previous coral studies with respect to photosynthetic and calcification performance as a function of irradiance; to test the validity of a proposed calcium compartmental model; to test the hypothesis that activation of calcium channels is essential for high rates of calcification; and to test the hypothesis that activation of calcium channels is essential for high rates of calcification.
Description: 4 p. (8 p. pdf).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/363
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