Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary/Mote Marine Laboratory
Tampa Bay, FL
Data from samples were published in an open access journal article (see citation below).
Pratte ZA and Kellogg CA (2021), Comparison of Preservation
and Extraction Methods on Five Taxonomically Disparate Coral
Microbiomes, Front. Mar. Sci. 8:684161, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.684161
Three individual coral colonies with genus and species names were grown by FKNMS. Samples were shipped to Mote Marine, where they were picked up by C. Kellogg for subsequent DNA extraction. The entirety of the samples were consumed during the extraction/analysis process.