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Sick Kauai coral tied to puffers

  • COURTESY THIERRY WORK
    The black parts on the Hawaiian white-spotted toby fish pictured above are abnormal. Its normal skin color is olive green or brown with small polka dots. The black spots indicate rotting skin.
  • COURTESY THIERRY WORK
    Courtesy Thierry Work CORAL DYING Experts are trying to determine the cause of a widespread cyanobacterial disease that is killing coral on Kauai's North Shore at a fast rate. Shown above is unhealthy coral. The lesion is the gray area with the black band invading live orange-colored coral tissue.

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