Research

The overall aim of this project is to establish the feasibility of implementing AGF in coral reef ecosystems using a combination of selective breeding, proteo-genomics and innovative translocation techniques. 

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Are there resource trade-offs between increased thermotolerance and other fitness traits in corals?

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Are phenotypic traits for thermotolerance heritable?

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Which physiological and proteogenomic traits correlate with increased individual thermotolerance in corals?

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Can AGF and selective breeding lead to persistent shifts in thermotolerance in recipient populations?

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