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Phage therapy for Florida corals?

October 12, 2007

Coral disease is a major cause of reef decline in the Florida Keys. Bacterium has been defined as the most common pathogen (disease-causing organism). Although much is being done to catalog coral diseases, map their locations, determine the causes of disease, or measure the rates of coral demise, very little research has been directed toward actually preventing or eliminating the diseases affecting coral and coral reef decline.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2007
Title Phage therapy for Florida corals?
DOI 10.3133/fs20073065
Authors Christina A. Kellogg
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2007-3065
Index ID fs20073065
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Florida Integrated Science Center