Variable effects of local management on coral anti-pathogen defenses

Published in Science Advances, 2019

Recommended citation: Beatty DS, Valayil JM, Clements CS, Ritchie KB, Stewart FJ, and Hay ME (2019). "Variable effects of local management on coral defenses against a thermally regulated bleaching pathogen." Science Advances doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aay1048.

Coverage by Georgia Institute of Technology

This manuscript was selected for the popular science podcast, This week in Microbiology episode 208, filmed live at Georgia Tech’s Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection in October 2019.

Porites cylindrica, a honey badger of Pacific reefs, maintained defense on degraded reefs.

Here you can see the corallites and polyps of Porites cylindrica