Coral Reef Biome By adam and Lacey

Location: Coral reefs are generally found in clear, tropical oceans. Coral reefs form in from 150ft below the surface of the water because they need sunlite to survive commonly found in the indopacific and Caribbean.
Climate and habitat: Coral reefs need water that is between 68-82 degrees farinhite witch is often located along the eastern shores of land.
Plants: Coral reefs makeup about 1 percent of the ocean floor but house about 25 percent of the wildlife in the ocean. Zooxanthanellae, Algae, and Seagrass are the main type of plants in the coral reef ecosystem. These plants give food and oxygen to the animals that live on the reef.
Biome animals: Did you know there can be as many different types of fish in two acres of coral reef
People and the coral reef biome:


Created with images by AliceKeyStudio - "coral cay aquarium" • NOAA Photo Library - "reef0836" • PollyDot - "aquarium coral leather" • NOAA Photo Library - "reef1448" • edanley - "Blastos Coral" • skeeze - "divers scuba reef"

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