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Extensive areas of the subtly colored coral reefs that gird tropical shores have been turning a dazzling white; some stretches of the affected coral have even died. Bleaching may be a call of distress from these complex and highly productive ecosystems, usually emitted when they experience abnormally high seawater temperamies. Do bleached reefs signal global warming?
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Scientific American, v. 268, issue 1, p. 64-70
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Brown, Barbara E. and Ogden, John C., "Coral Bleaching" (1993). Integrative Biology Faculty and Staff Publications. 390.