Publicado por: pongpesca | 2021/04/12

Scientists successfully breed corals in the lab

Scientists successfully breed corals in the lab

“Scientists at the University of Oldenburg’s Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) have scored a success: in the aquariums at the ICBM’s Wilhelmshaven site they were able to induce sexual reproduction in stony corals for the first time ever in Germany.
The research team, led by Professor Peter Schupp from the Environmental Biochemistry group, succeeded in accurately recreating the environmental conditions of the corals’ home in the Pacific Ocean, prompting them to spawn at almost the same time as their siblings on the other side of the world. Even at the international level, this has only been achieved a handful of times to date.”

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Fonte: Phys.org, 9 de abril de 2021


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