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Joseph H. Connell, Terence P. Hughes, Carden C. Wallace, Jason E. Tanner, Kyle E. Harms, and Alexander M. Kerr. 2004. A long-term study of competition and diversity of corals. Ecological Monographs 74:179–210.

Appendix E. Results of encounters between neighboring corals at the Protected Crest, 2 m2, 1963–1989. For each interaction between a species pair, numbers are: row species wins/ column species wins/ ties.

 

Number of Genets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other spp.

Number per species

%

Species:

18

11

2

7

16

97

34

5

99

20

26

15

21

Ties

Wins

Losses

Wins

Ties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Acropora aspera

68

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42

34

11

81

48

7 Acropora digitifera

129

01/0

4/3/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

79

41

18

79

57

16 Acropora hyacinthus

27

 

2/1/1

1/1/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

9

5

69

44

97 Plesiastrea versipora

8

 

 

0/0/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

4

1

80

58

34 Acropora valida

25

 

0/0/1

0/1/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

4

6

40

52

5 Acropora cuneata

19

 

0/1/0

1/0/1

0/0/1

0/0/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

3

4

43

61

99 Pocillopora damicornis

15

 

0/0/1

1/1/0

0/0/1

 

1/0/0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

4

2

67

60

20 Acropora millepora

55

0/0/1

0/4/8

3/2/4

1/1/0

1/2/1

1/0/0

0/0/1

1/1/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

20

12

64

46

26 Acropora robusta

14

 

0/0/1

1/1/3

 

0/1/0

 

 

 

0/0/1

 

 

 

 

 

7

4

3

57

50

15 Acropora humilis

29

 

2/6/4

0/3/4

1/1/0

 

0/0/1

0/0/1

 

0/0/1

 

 

 

 

 

14

5

10

33

48

39 Unknown Acropora spp.

22

 

0/1/0

0/5/0

0/4/1

 

 

0/1/0

0/2/0

 

1/0/0

 

0/1/0

 

 

5

2

18

10

20

85/ 86 Montipora foliosa

88

 

0/7/6

0/11/17

1/3/2

0/0/1

0/3/3

0/0/3

0/0/2

0/8/5

1/0/0

 

0/1/0

0/0/1

 

50

10

34

23

53

101/ 104 Porites spp.

138

 

0/2/0

0/4/5

0/12/24

0/1/0

0/1/3

0/0/3

0/0/3

0/1/1

0/4/2

0/2/2

0/2/2

0/2/7

0/1/0

63

0

56

0

53

21 Acropora nasuta

28

0/2/0

0/3/1

0/1/4

0/0/1

 

0/0/1

 

0/0/1

 

 

0/0/1

 

 

 

11

0

6

0

65

11 Acropora formosa

8

 

 

 

 

 

0/0/1

 

 

 

0/1/0

 

 

 

 

1

5

1

83

14

144 Zoanthus vietnamensis

23

 

 

2/0/2

5/0/1

1/0/0

 

3/0/0

3/0/0

 

1/1/0

 

 

0/2/0

23/0/4

12

42

1

98

22

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

362

189

188

 

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