Ammonium Uptake by Symbiotic and Aposymbiotic Reef Corals
Abstract:Ammonium is rapidly taken up from seawater by symbiotic Madracis mirabilis, and to a lesser extent by algae (=zooxanthellae) isolated from M. mirabilis, but not by aposymbiotic M. mirabilis. It is concluded that uptake by intact coral is effected by the zooxanthellae.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 1979
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