Marine biologist Julia Baum sampling Platygyra colonies on Kiritimati, 2019. Credit: Kristina Tietjen.
HIMB’s Julia Baum, senior author on this first-ever study, discovered some corals managed to survive a globably unprecedented heatwave.
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Ruth Gates, coral researcher and director of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology on Coconut Island, using a confocal microscope to look at coral.
Photo Credit: Elyse Butler