March 8, 2022

54. Saving Atlantic coral

54. Saving Atlantic coral
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Coral are such an important species that most people probably don't even recognize need veterinary attention. On this weeks episode of Aquadocs, host Michelle Greenfield interviews Dr. Ilze Berzins,an aquatic animal veterinarian who has worked with a number of coral health issues. In particular, we focus on Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), of which over 40 species of Atlantic coral are currently facing an unprecedented infectious epidemic. We’ll discuss why this disease is different from other crises facing coral and what possibilities exist for protecting and saving these coral.