they stressed that corals undergoing bleaching induced by Vibrio bacteria benefit as the decaying MPSL boosts the microbial carbon source requirements;
p.262; in ....
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they found that the microbial communities associated are very similar to each other among diseased corals;
p.271;
Rohwer F., Kelley S.; 2004; Culture-Independent Analyses of Coral-Associated Microbes; in Rosenberg E., Loya Y., 2004; Coral Health and Disease; Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg - FRG;

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