Scientists generally divide coral reefs into four classes:
The most common type of reef is the
Diagram of coral atoll formation. Corals usually develop into one of three
The traditional and most widely recognized basis for differentiating these
From the dark depths of the seafloor, volcanic seamounts rise to just below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Lava flows, fed by hot spots of magma below the ...
Charles Darwin originally described 3 major types of coral reefs. The first of these
types is the