Sex not on the menu for damaged coral

Coral that has suffered tissue damage will take years to recover its reproductive prowess according to research from the University at Buffalo.

Coral colonies in the Bahamas were found to be producing a low numbers of eggs four years after the damage occurred.

The spermaries of the male colonies were also found to be in short supply.

It remains unknown how changes in egg and spermary production impact long-term population growth.

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