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Algae and grazing in coral reef ecosystems

Borowitzka, M.ORCID: 0000-0001-6504-4563 (1981) Algae and grazing in coral reef ecosystems. Endeavour, 5 (3). pp. 99-106.

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In many parts of the world coral reefs are an economically important part of the environment, both as a source of fish and as an attraction for tourists. Their proper management and preservation is, therefore, of great practical importance, and this demands a clear understanding of the very complex ecosystem involved. This article reviews the significance of the grazing of coral reef algae by a variety of herbivores, especially fish.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Copyright: © 1981 Elsevier Ltd.
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