Measuring Coral Growth

Image: Measuring Coral Growth

Detailed Description

The success of corals under different environmental conditions can be quantified by measuring growth. This is done my staining the living colony with the harmless medical bone stain Alizarin red S also used for medical studies of humans. The pink stain mark was the size of the coral skeleton 6 months previous. 

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Image Dimensions: 938 x 413

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Location Taken: HI