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Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2012, Article ID 856079, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/856079
Research Article

Species Diversity of Shallow Water Zoanthids (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) in Florida

1Molecular Invertebrate Systematics and Ecology Laboratory, Rising Star Program, Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropical Island Studies (TRO-SIS), University of the Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan
2Marine Biodiversity Research Program, Institute of Biogeosciences, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), 2-15 Natsushima, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 237-0061, Japan
3Coral Morphologic Aquaculture Research Lab, 800 NW 7th Avehve Miami, FL 33136, USA
4Molecular Invertebrate Systematics and Ecology Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering and Sciences, University of the Ryukyus, Senbaru 1, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan

Received 22 March 2012; Accepted 25 May 2012

Academic Editor: Pei-Yuan Qian

Copyright © 2012 James Davis Reimer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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