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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 C. Results of encounters between neighboring corals at the Exposed N. Crest, 3 m2, 1963–1989. For each interaction between a species pair, numbers are: row species wins/ column species wins/ ties.

Species:
No. genets
                     
No. per species
Percentage
   
3
26
2
16
7
34
20
21
15
99
5
Ties
Wins
Losses
Totals
Wins
Ties
3 Acropora austera
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
3
0
7
100
57
26 Acropora robusta
7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28
35
4
67
90
42
2 Acropora aspera
2
 
1/0/0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
19
2
26
90
19
16 Acropora hyacinthus
5
0/1/1
 
0/0/1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20
32
5
57
86
35
7 Acropora digitifera
29
0/0/2
1/2/7
0/0/1
0/1/6
0/1/8
 
 
 
 
 
 
42
28
5
75
85
56
34 Acropora valida
2
 
 
0/0/1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0
4
1
5
80
0
20 Acropora millepora
14
 
0/2/4
0/1/0
1/3/2
0/2/6
1/1/0
0/2/2
 
 
 
 
30
31
11
72
74
42
21 Acropora nasuta
13
 
1/2/2
0/1/0
0/2/1
1/0/3
0/1/0
 
0/0/1
 
 
 
21
15
8
44
65
48
73 Leptoria phrygia
1
 
 
 
1/0/0
 
 
1/3/0
1/0/0
 
 
 
0
3
3
6
50
0
15 Acropora humilis
8
 
0/3/0
0/1/0
0/7/0
0/1/1
0/1/0
0/6/3
0/0/1
 
 
 
12
12
19
43
39
28
99 Pocillopora damicornis
38
0/1/1
1/8/6
2/7/2
1/6/4
0/3/12
 
1/1/5
0/3/2
0/1/2
0/0/3
 
42
13
33
88
28
48
5 Acropora cuneata
21
0/1/0
0/3/6
0/2/0
0/3/7
1/2/10
 
0/9/6
1/5/5
0/5/2
3/1/2
0/1/0
38
15
32
85
32
45
101–104 Porites spp.
44
 
0/7/3
0/2/0
0/8/0
0/9/1
 
0/6/4
0/4/6
0/3/3
0/5/2
0/5/5
24
0
49
73
0
33
118 Stylophora pistillata
2
 
0/4/0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0/0/1
1
0
4
5
0
20
130 Xenia sp.
5
 
0/1/0
0/3/0
 
 
 
 
0/1/0
 
 
 
0
0
5
5
0
0
127 Palythoa sp.
 
 
 
 
 
0/0/1
 
 
0/0/1
 
 
 
2
0
0
2
-
100
Unknown coral spp.
23
 
0/3/0
0/1/0
0/2/0
0/9/0
0/1/0
0/2/0
 
0/3/0
0/2/1
0/4/0
1
0
27
28
0
4
TOTAL
216
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
270
210
208
688
50
39



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