Eric Borneman

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The Coral Whisperer: Goniopora Revisited: If We Could Keep It Alive, Do We Really Want To? High Levels Of Toxicity In Goniopora And Other Hard Corals

The Coral Whisperer: Goniopora Revisited: If We Could Keep It Alive, Do We Really Want To? High Levels Of Toxicity In Goniopora And Other Hard Corals

When I wrote Aquarium Corals, I was beginning to read some papers that suggested that stony corals, like soft corals, might produce their fair share of secondary metabolites. By this, I mean that while early investigators either failed to look for – or failed to find – bioactive chemicals in stony corals, some recent investigations indicated that they are indeed present.…