- Corals are little tiny animals that live underwater.
- Throughout a corals adult life it doesn't move.
- Diffrent corals have diffrent shapes,colors,and sizes.
- After a coral is no longer living nothing is left excipt its skelton.
- The largest coral in the world is 2,000 kilometers long.
- Corals can make huge colonies in a short amunt of time.
- Corals are very colorful underwater.
- Corals are found around warmer parts of the ocean
- Corals have too live in shallow areas in the ocean
- Coral reefs are one of the most colorful things in the world under water
- They only fill 1 percent of the ocean floor
- Without coral reefs our planet wouldn't be as healthy as its is today
- Coral reefs are home to 25percent of marine life
- Coral reefs support biodiversity,Coral are aslo very helpful too humans and there daily life
- Corals are ancient animals related to jellyfish and also anemones
- If a coral is a single coral its called a polyp
- The polyp stretch out there tentacles to sting plankton.
- If a reef is called a barrier it protects the shallow waters.
- The reefs start forming shape when the polyps start growing.
- All coral reefs that can see are between five and ten thousand years old.
- The barrier coral reef is made up of 900 smaller reefs.
- All coral reefs are a natural habitat for bait.
- Fish use coral reefs to give birth because coral reefs are an protected environment.
- Coral reefs are home to more marine life in the ocean then any other.
- Coral reefs produce food,shoreline protection,and medicines
- Some parts of the coral reef can possibly cure cancer or any other illness.
- Algae and plankton stop coral reefs from providing food.
- Coral reefs help improve the surrounding water quality.
- Since coral reefs can stabilize the sea bed for sea grasses it provides feeding a baby and possibly raising baby.
- Coral reefs can treat mild arthritis.
- Many drugs used today are made up of coral reefs.
- Scientist think there's one to eight million undiscovered species living near coral reefs.
- The value for fisherman that have coral reef is over one hundred million.
- One storm could kill off one colony of coral reefs.
- Coral reefs prevent erosion from happening by buffering adjacent shorelines from wave action.
- The worlds first coral reef ever formed was about five hundred million years ago.
- All coral reefs are made up of polyps.
- Soft corals are apart of coral reefs but they don't help form the reef.
- Coral reefs have to live in shallow waters because the algae that lives with them need sun.
- When corals compete for sunlight they become bigger and bigger.
- Coral reefs are generally found in tropical oceans.
- Coral reefs form 150 feet below sea level.
- Coral reefs are usually formed near waves.
- Because waves bring food,nutrients,and oxygen to the reef.
- Coral reefs need water between 68-82 Fahrenheit (20-28) Celsius.
- Coral reefs can easily die by things humans do everyday.
- You can harm reefs by putting chemicals down your drain.
- Soft coral is apart of the reef but doesn't help the reef.
- Coral reefs have all kind of different shapes and it helps scientist identify them.
- Coral reefs are not rock but are made of a hard material formed from tiny skeletons of invertebrate animals.
- Coral is from the Greek work Koralion that means "Pebble".
- Coral has many uses such as stopping blood,guard against poison ,protect dogs from rabies.
- Coral doesn't grow well near the outlet of ariver or stream.
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