White Pox Disease



the Elkhorn coral acropora palmata has been a major reef building coral in the Caribbean for the last half million years however since then early 1970s the dominance of this species within the reef system has declined dramatically the decline of a palmata can be attributed to two diseases white man and white pox disease the following footage shows a patch of a palmata covered with large lesions characteristic of white pox disease it has been demonstrated that this disease is caused by a radium orc essence a bacterial pathogen associated with human sewage you

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