What kind of plants are found in coral reefs?

Answer Botanists used to include all algae, even the blue-green algae, in the plant kingdom. Though scientific classification has changed the status of algae as of 2010, people still regard them as plants... Read More »

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Where are coral reefs found on a map?

Coral reefs exist in "circumtropical shallow tropical waters along the shores of islands and continents," as Odyssey Expeditions explains. Visualizing the globe as a person, the majority of coral i... Read More »

In which oceans are coral reefs found?

Coral reefs are located in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. The Arctic and Southern oceans cannot support coral life.The largest coral reef is located around Australia. Hundreds of species ... Read More »

What type of vegetation is found in coral reefs?

Coral reefs are underwater ecosystems that are built up around the physical structure deposited by generations of corals (the calcareous or horny skeletal deposit produced by anthozoan or, rarely, ... Read More »

How many coral reefs are there now?

Coral reefs are the equivalent of rain forests on the ocean floor. Approximately 70 percent of these living organisms around the globe have been destroyed due to humans, though the exact number tha... Read More »