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There are an increasing number of diseases that which affect coral. Black band disease, shown here, is a cyanobacteria or blue-green algae. Research is being done on coral diseases, but currently black band disease is the only one that can be successfully treated. (photo: Paige Gill - Florida Keys NMS)

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