A new study has shown that coral outplant survival is likely to drop below 50% if sea surface temperatures exceed 30.5 degrees Celsius and that survival rates can also be predicted by considering temperature conditions in the year prior to outplanting
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Source: Live Science
Image credit: Dan Norton Coral.org
Citiation: Arizona State University. “Sea surface temperature has a big impact on coral outplant survival.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 July 2020.