Biological control of aragonite formation in stony corals

Biological control of aragonite formation in stony corals Stanislas Von Euw1, Qihong Zhang, Viacheslav Manichev, Nagarajan Murali, Juliane Gross, Leonard C. Feldman, Torgny Gustafsson, Carol Flach, Richard Mendelsohn, Paul G. Falkowski Science  02 Jun 2017: Vol. 356, Issue 6341, pp. 933-938 DOI: 10.1126/science.aam6371 PDF and full text available at main article link above. […]mineral precipitation in corals is a biologically controlled process mediated by […]

Effects of organic carbon, organic nitrogen, inorganic nutrients, and iron additions on the growth of phytoplankton and bacteria during a brown tide bloom

Effects of organic carbon, organic nitrogen, inorganic nutrients, and iron additions on the growth of phytoplankton and bacteria during a brown tide bloom Christopher J. Gobler, Sergio A. Sañudo-Wilhelmy Marine Sciences Research Center, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794-5000, USA doi:10.3354/meps209019 Additions of nitrate [DON] or urea [DIC] either had no effect […]

Effect of carbon/nitrogen ratio manipulation in feed supplements on Artemia production and water quality in solar salt ponds in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Effect of carbon/nitrogen ratio manipulation in feed supplements on Artemia production and water quality in solar salt ponds in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam Lulijwa Ronald, Gilbert Van Stappen, Nguyen Van Hoa, Patrick Sorgeloos DOI: 10.1111/are.12135 Green water (GW) was supplied to all ponds, with the standard Vietnamese procedure of supplying GW and chicken manure (CM) as […]

Excretion of dissolved organic carbon by phytoplankton of different sizes and subsequent bacterial uptake

Malinsky-Rushansky NZ, Legrand C Excretion of dissolved organic carbon by phytoplankton of different sizes and subsequent bacterial uptake MEPS 132:249-255 | Full text in pdf format doi:10.3354/meps132249 One of the more-hidden angles of our reef world. EOC [excreted organic carbon -Ed) may be important as a source of primary growth substrates for free-living bacteria (Larsson & Hagstrom […]