PerspectiveEcology

Complexities of Coral Reef Recovery

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Science  06 Jan 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5757, pp. 42-43
DOI: 10.1126/science.1122951

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Summary

Restoring an area's natural state can have surprising outcomes. Boosting the number of predatory fish in a protected marine reserve has little effect on how well its prey controls seaweed in tropical reefs.