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Calcification rate data:
Note that only some of CoralNet's labels have rates provided, and many of those labels only have rates provided in one region.
You can view all the rates CoralNet provides in CSV format here:
Rates are in units of kg CaCO3 m-2 yr-1. A rate above 0 means that the label's presence contributes to positive carbonate production (i.e., calcification). A rate below 0 means that the label's presence contributes to negative carbonate production (i.e., bioerosion).
CoralNet's calcification rates are derived from ReefBudget's data.
Coral colonies with foliose morphology are those that grow in flattened sheets or plates where a substantial portion of the colony is detached and elevated from the substrate forming shingle-like rows or tiers of overlapping plates, fused or convoluted whorls, vases, or leafy/lettuce-like stands.