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Compromised Health

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Compromised health may result from exposure to heavy sedimentation, significant changes in water quality (temperature, salinity, contaminants), physical damage or excessive UV exposure.

Overgrowth/Competition (by algae, sponge, tunicate, or cnidarians)
Compromised Health in Hard Corals (CHC)
Compromised Health in Octocorals (CHO)
View other Biotic Diseases, or Non-Biotic Diseases of the Western Atlantic.