Plastic waste associated with disease on coral reefs

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Science  26 Jan 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6374, pp. 460-462
DOI: 10.1126/science.aar3320

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vol. 359 no. 6374 460-462

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  • Received for publication October 31, 2017
  • Accepted for publication December 21, 2017

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  1. Joleah B. Lamb1,2,3,*,
  2. Bette L. Willis2,3,
  3. Evan A. Fiorenza1,4,
  4. Courtney S. Couch1,5,6,
  5. Robert Howard7,
  6. Douglas N. Rader8,
  7. James D. True9,
  8. Lisa A. Kelly3,10,
  9. Awaludinnoer Ahmad11,12,
  10. Jamaluddin Jompa12,
  11. C. Drew Harvell1
  1. 1Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.
  2. 2Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia.
  3. 3College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
  4. 4School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
  5. 5Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA.
  6. 6Ecosystem Sciences Division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, HI 96818, USA.
  7. 7Marine Programme, Fauna & Flora International, Yangon, Myanmar.
  8. 8Oceans Program, Environmental Defense Fund, New York, NY 10010, USA.
  9. 9Center for Biodiversity in Peninsular Thailand, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.
  10. 10Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory, Department of Biology and Institute of Environmental Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  11. 11The Nature Conservancy, Raja Ampat Field Office, North Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia.
  12. 12Faculty of Marine Science and Fisheries, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: joleah.lamb{at}


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