RSS Sponges are a competitive threat to corals

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    In a recent study published in 'Ecological Modelling,' sponges were found capable of out-competing corals to become the dominant fauna. The real estate on tropical reefs is a highly competitive environment. Studies in the past have focused on the equilibrium between corals and algae and other corals. The new findings show sponges also play a role in this balance.

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