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Coral reef

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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

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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 Coral Reefs Located?: Global Coral Reef Distribution

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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 ...

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

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

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

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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  ...

distribution of coral reefs - Sea World

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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 ...

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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 ...

U.S. Coral Reefs--Imperiled National Treasures

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Apr 5, 2002 ... More than 60% of the Nation's coral reefs are found in the extended Hawaiian Island chain. Most of these are included in the recently ...

Coral Reef - Kids Do Ecology

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LOCATION: Coral reefs are generally found in clear, tropical oceans. Coral reefs form in waters from the surface to about 150 feet (45 meters) deep because ...

Coral reefs | WWF

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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, ...

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Where are Coral Reefs Located? - MBGnet

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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  ...

Corals and Coral Reefs | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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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.

About Corals | Coral Reef Systems

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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 ...