Due to the high rate of urban development in marine coastal areas, an additional source of anthropogenic disturbance such as artificial light at night can impact marine organisms. Ayalon et al. show that the presence of light pollution at night leads to coral gametogenesis and spawning synchronization failure.
- artificial light at night
- coral reefs
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