Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium
carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny
LOCATION: Coral reefs are generally found in clear, tropical oceans. Coral ...
People can learn about biomes and ecosystems, and the interrelationship
The coral reef biome is located within the ocean but is separate from the ocean
biome. It is located in a shallow, clear portion of the ocean in mostly tropical ...
Known for their extremely high biodiversity, coral reefs are formed by living stony
coral polyps and coralline red and green algae. Over thousands of years, ...
The coral reef biome is one of the most important and distinctive types of
biological communities found on Planet Earth. In terms of biodiversity, coral reefs
The main different kinds of coral reef plants commonly found in reef ecosystems:
algae, seagrasses and mangroves.
Coral reefs are more than beautiful, they are fascinating ecosystems, and
important to all of life on Earth. It almost isn't fair to call a coral reef a “biome” or ...
Kids learn about the coral reef biome. Much of ocean life lives in this important
Coral reefs are believed by many to have the highest biodiversity of any
ecosystem on the planet—even more than a tropical rainforest.
Terri Street, 2002. The Coral Reef Biome. What Is a Coral Reef? A structure
formed by coral polyps, tiny animals that live in colonies. Coral polyps form a