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New Coral Reef Discovered In The Seychelles

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown coral reef in the Seychelles. Diving revealed an extensive coral reef to the south of the island, at a depth which would not be visible to the occasional snorkeler, according to researchers.
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Extensive relict coral reef found in southern Pacific

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Coral reefs are sensitive to climate change and track sea level. New observations show that an extensive coral reef existed in the southern Pacific Ocean thousands of years ago. Researchers used multi-beam sonar, coring, and dating ... Read Post

Researchers Discover Planet’s Northernmost Coral Reef

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Doctor (2 years ago)

Coral reefs are typically found in the warm, clear waters of the tropics and subtropics. Researchers in Japan have recently discovered a coral reef far north of any previously discovered on the planet, off the coast of Japan’s Tsush... Read Post

Breaking up isn't hard to do: The secret lives of corals on dark and stormy nights

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Forming a unique part of the animal kingdom, corals have built the only living entity visible from space: the Great Barrier Reef. Scientists have recently discovered a previously unknown reproductive strategy in corals, adding anoth... Read Post


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