Research interest on jellyfish has grown exponentially over the last years and studies focusing on the biology and ecology of the jellyfish polyp stage are being recognized as crucial in understanding jellyfish proliferations. 183 more words
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Calliactis tricolor, the Hitchhiking anemone, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (22 May 2014).
When you think of sea anemones, you probably think of large, flowering, and brightly colored organisms growing amongst coral reefs, perhaps surrounded by a community of equally bright and colored fish. 479 more words
Consequences of ecological, evolutionary and biogeochemical uncertainty for coral reef responses to climatic stress
Coral reefs are highly sensitive to the stress associated with greenhouse gas emissions, in particular ocean warming and acidification. While experiments show negative responses of most reef organisms to ocean warming, some autotrophs benefit from ocean acidification. 256 more words