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Coral reef - Wikipedia


Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters that ...

Where Are Coral Reefs Located? - Coral Reef Alliance


Coral reefs are found in more than 100 countries around the world. Most reefs are located between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, in the Pacific Ocean, ...

Where Are Reef Building Corals Found - Corals: NOAA's National ...


Reef-building corals are restricted in their geographic distribution by their physiology. For instance, reef-building corals cannot tolerate water temperatures  ...

NOAA National Ocean Service Education: Corals


NOAA National Ocean Service Education: Corals: Where Are Reef Building Corals Found?

Coral Reef | Basic Facts About Coral Reefs | Defenders of Wildlife


Coral reefs are found all around the world in tropical and subtropical oceans. They are usually found in shallow areas at a depth of less than 150 feet. However  ...

About Corals | Coral Reef Systems


Where are corals found? Corals can be found throughout the oceans, from deep, cold waters to shallow, tropical waters. Shallow coral reefs have optimal growth ...

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Mar 25, 2015 ... Although corals are found throughout the planet, most reef-building corals are found in the tropics and subtropics where thousands of animals ...

distribution of coral reefs - Sea World


Various species of corals are found in all oceans of the world, from the tropics to the polar regions. Reef-building corals are scattered throughout the tropical and ...

Coral reefs | WWF


Yet some estimates put the total diversity of life found in, on, and around all coral reefs at up to 2 million species. All up, reefs are home to 25% of all marine life, ...

Coral reefs: tropical corals | WWF


Tropical coral reefs are found between 30° north and south of the equator, in areas where surface water temperatures do not drop below 16°C. The total area of ...

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Where are Coral Reefs Located? - MBGnet


The largest coral reef is the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The second largest coral reef can be found off the coast of Belize, in Central America. Other reefs are  ...

Where Are Coral Reefs Located?: Global Coral Reef Distribution


Coral reefs are found in all three of the Earth's oceans that have portions in the tropics - the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian. However, coral reefs are not randomly ...

Corals and Coral Reefs | Smithsonian Ocean Portal


Corals are found across the world's ocean, in both shallow and deep water, but reef-building corals are only found in shallow tropical and subtropical waters.