- The roles and interactions of symbiont, host and environment in defining coral fitnessJos C Mieog
Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e6364. 2009..We addressed this knowledge gap by manipulating host-symbiont combinations and comparing growth, survival and thermal tolerance among the resultant holobionts in different environments...
- Vibrio zinc-metalloprotease causes photoinactivation of coral endosymbionts and coral tissue lesionsMeir Sussman
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e4511. 2009..Of nine coral infectious diseases, whose pathogens have been characterized, six are caused by agents from the family Vibrionacae, raising questions as to their origin and role in coral disease aetiology...