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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 ...

Coral Reefs and Climate Change - What lives on a coral reef ...

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To escape predators, animals can hide within cracks and crevices in the reef created by corals. Nearly every living thing on a reef is food for another organism,  ...

Coral Reef Animals | Animal Life of The Coral Reef - Coral Reef Facts

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The main kinds of animals that live in coral reefs: vertebrates and invertebrates.

What species live in and around coral reefs?

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Coral reefs are also living museums and reflect thousands of years of history. Many U.S. coral reefs were alive and thriving centuries before the European ...

Bizarre and Beautiful Coral Reef Animals | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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From parrotfish that cover themselves in a blanket of their own mucus to tiny pygmy sea horses, there are some bizarre sea creatures that live in coral reefs.

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

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In addition to their incredible value as wildlife habitat, coral reefs protect ... Coral reefs are found all around the world in tropical and subtropical oceans. They are  ...

List of Coral Reefs Animals

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Coral reefs are a unique part of ocean regions that provide a habitat for fish and other underwater animals. Coral reefs are found mostly in the tropics. Reefs ...

Coral Reefs - Reference - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Information ...

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Animals from all different groups including invertebrates, echinoderms, crustaceans, reptiles and fish can all be commonly found inhabiting coral reef ...

Coral reefs: the ecosystems - Sea World

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The coral reef ecosystem is a diverse collection of species that interact with each ... Sponges provide shelter for fishes, shrimps, crabs, and other small animals. ... Sea snakes are rarely found on reefs but do inhabit the waters around reefs in ...

Animals - GBRMPA - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

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1625 species of fish, including 1400 coral reef species; More than 3000 species ... The different types of animals found along the Great Barrier Reef help make it ...

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Coral Reef Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com

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coral reef Coral reefs are warm, clear, shallow ocean habitats that are rich in life. The reef's massive structure is formed from coral polyps, tiny animals that live in ...

Coral Reef Life - Explore the Oceans on Sea and Sky

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Only on the coral reef can one find living examples from nearly every group of ... The sea worms are a large and varied group of animals belonging to a group ...

Coral Reef - Kids Do Ecology

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ANIMALS: Did you know that there can be as many different types of fish ... Other animals that live on the coral reef include sea urchins, ...