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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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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 (3 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

Reefs shift from net accretion to net erosion along a natural environmental gradient

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (yesterday)

Coral reefs persist in an accretion-erosion balance and ocean acidification resulting from anthropogenic CO2 emissions threatens to shift this balance in favor of net reef erosion. Corals and calcifying algae, largely responsible fo... Read Post

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