At Large gallery 2019-Corals and damselfish

At Large gallery 2019-Corals and damselfish

damselfish swimming among corals

Dozens of blue-green damselfish flit among the branches of a coral colony on Australia's Northern Great Barrier Reef, which offer refuge from predation by larger fish. Postdoctoral scholar Joe Pollock and lab director Mónica Medina study the role of microbial symbionts in coral physiology and health.

IMAGE: F. Joseph Pollack