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Thermodynamics of Coral Diversity — Diversity Index of CoralDistributions in Amitori Bay, Iriomote Island, Japan and Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis

By Shinya Shimokawa, Tomokazu Murakami, Akiyuki Ukai, Hiroyoshi Kohno, Akira Mizutani and Kouta Nakase

Submitted: November 27th 2014Reviewed: June 16th 2015Published: December 21st 2015

DOI: 10.5772/61064

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Shinya Shimokawa, Tomokazu Murakami, Akiyuki Ukai, Hiroyoshi Kohno, Akira Mizutani and Kouta Nakase (December 21st 2015). Thermodynamics of Coral Diversity — Diversity Index of CoralDistributions in Amitori Bay, Iriomote Island, Japan and Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis, Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics Mofid Gorji-Bandpy, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/61064. Available from:

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