What happens to marine life when oxygen is scarce?

What happens to marine life when oxygen is scarce?

I have never seen anything like that on a coral reef,” said Johnson. Johnson and her fellow investigators found that the coral community they observed in Bocas del Toro is dynamic, and some corals have the potential to withstand these conditions. The study provides insight to the fate of microbe communities on a coral reef during an acute deoxygenation event. This may facilitate the restart of key microbial processes that influence the recovery of other aspects of the reef community. Matthieu Leray: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of PanamaNoelle Lucey Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of PanamaLucia M. Rodriguez Bravo: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama & Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Ensenada, MexicoWilliam L. Wied: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama & Department of Biological Sciences, Center for Coastal Oceans Research, Florida International University, FLAndrew H. Altieri: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama & Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL,

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