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Research Article

Some Rare Indo-Pacific Coral Species Are Probable Hybrids

  • Zoe T. Richards,

    Affiliations: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • Madeleine J. H. van Oppen,

    Affiliations: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville MC, Queensland, Australia

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  • Carden C. Wallace,

    Affiliation: Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • Bette L. Willis,

    Affiliations: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • David J. Miller mail

    David.Miller@jcu.edu.au

    Affiliations: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: September 24, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003240

About the Authors

Zoe T. Richards, Madeleine J. H. van Oppen, Bette L. Willis, David J. Miller
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Zoe T. Richards, Carden C. Wallace
Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Madeleine J. H. van Oppen
Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville MC, Queensland, Australia
Bette L. Willis
School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
David J. Miller
Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: David.Miller@jcu.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZR MJHvO DJM. Performed the experiments: ZR. Analyzed the data: ZR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJHvO DJM. Wrote the paper: ZR MJHvO CW BLW DJM. Specimen collection: ZR. Specimen identification: ZR CW.