Table 1 White Band Disease transmission in corals exposed to the snails C. abbreviata and C. caribaea that were previously fed healthy or diseased corals, or were starved

From: White Band Disease transmission in the threatened coral, Acropora cervicornis

Laboratory Feeding Treatment n WBD transmission in unbitten corals WBD transmission in bitten corals Total % WBD Transmission
C. abbreviata     
Healthy 6 - 3 / 6 50.0%
WBD 6 - 2 / 6 33.3%
Starved 9 0 / 2 4 / 7 44.4%
Total 21 0 / 2 9 / 19 42.9%
C. caribaea     
Healthy 6 0 / 5 0 / 1 0.0%
WBD 6 0 / 2 0 / 4 0.0%
Starved 3 0 / 1 0 / 2 0.0%
Total 15 0 / 8 0 / 7 0.0%