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S ! ;·. * ; > : ί Fig. 13. 5 mg C per liter -f- antibiotic streptomycin to prevent bacterial growth ) and particulated labeled food by the coral Pocillopora damicornis. A, Hydrolysate; B, bacterioplankton; C, algae (Gymnodinium). 2. Microbiological Productivity of Coral Reefs 37 this possibility were illuminating. It was shown that the common hermatypic coral Pocillopora damicornis utilized low molecular weight organic matter such as labeled hydrolysates of algal protein very readily. 5 mg of carbon per liter compared favorably with their rate of uptake of labeled bacterioplankton.

Nomenclature The nomenclature used here is a variant of that used by Cribb ( 1965, 1966, 1969), which, in turn, was based on the one proposed by Tracey et al. (1955) mainly for Pacific atolls. , beach, reef flat, reef rock rim, and seaward platform; subdivisions of these areas are discussed below under the appropriate headings. The beach, the intertidal slope forming the transition between the supralittoral cay and the reef flat, consists of calcareous fragments either as sand and shingle or consolidated as beach rock.

Yonge, C. (1958). In "Perspectives in Marine Biology," p. 117. Univ. of California Press, Berkley. ZoBell, C. D. (1946). " Massachusetts. Zukova, A. I. (1963). In "Symposium on Marine Microbiology" (C. ), p. 699. 3 THE ALGAE OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEFS A. B. Cribb I. The Great Barrier Reefs II. Nomenclature III. Capricorn and Bunker Groups of Reefs A. Beach B. Reef Flat C. Lagoon D. Reef Rock Rim E. Seaward Platform IV. Low Isles Reef A. Description of the Area B. Algal Vegetation V. Factors Influencing Biotic Distribution on the Reef VI.

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