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Staghorn coral (center) on healthy patch reef

Corals Won’t Survive A Shallow-Water Oil Spill Treated With Dispersants

10/14/2010 // By Bob Serata

A  shallow-water oil spill, even one that doesn’t reach the magnitude of the Gulf oil disaster, could kill miles of coral reefs. And it won’t be the oil alone that does it. At the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of …