Coral reefs

2017-07-28T19:00:47+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Pocklington Reef, Okinotorishima, Raja Ampat Islands, Coral, Los Roques archipelago, South Sentinel Island, Minami-Tori-shima, Apo Reef, Exploring the Reef, Florida Reef, New Caledonian barrier reef, Fringing reef, Ningaloo Coast, Tubbataha Reef, Belize Barrier Reef, Bar Reef, Reunion Island's coral reef, Montipora, Isopora, Madrepore, Parcel de Manuel Luís Marine State Park, Eilat's Coral Beach, Reef Check, The Reef Ball Foundation, Las Aves archipelago, Coral reefs in India, Environmental issues with coral reefs, Scorpion Reef, Montipora dilatata, Minerva Reefs, Montipora digitata, Halofolliculina corallasia, Angria Bank, Leaf plate montipora, Orbicella franksi, Pavona bipartita, Orbicella faveolata, Pavona decussata, Pavona cactus, Acropora, Orbicella annularis, SECORE, Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, Isla Pérez flashcards Coral reefs
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  • Pocklington Reef
    Pocklington Reef is a coral reef and a mostly submerged atoll in the far southeast of Papua New Guinea.
  • Okinotorishima
    The Okinotori "Islands" (沖ノ鳥島 Okinotori-shima) are considered a Japanese uninhabited atoll with a total area of 8,482 m2 (2.096 acres).
  • Raja Ampat Islands
    Located off the northwest tip of Bird's Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia's West Papua province, Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau.
  • Coral
    Corals are marine invertebrates in the class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria.
  • Los Roques archipelago
    Los Roques archipelago is a federal dependency of Venezuela consisting of approximately 350 islands, cays, and islets in a total area of 40.
  • South Sentinel Island
    South Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Minami-Tori-shima
    Minami-Tori-shima (南鳥島, "Southern Bird Island"), also known as Marcus Island, is an isolated Japanese coral atoll in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located some 1,848 kilometres (1,148 mi) southeast of Tokyo and 1,267 kilometres (787 mi) east of the closest Japanese island, South Iwo Jima of the Ogasawara Islands, and nearly on a straight line between mainland Tokyo and the United States' Wake Island, 1,415 kilometres (879 mi) further to the east-southeast.
  • Apo Reef
    Apo Reef is a coral reef system in the Philippines situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro province in the Mindoro Strait.
  • Exploring the Reef
    Exploring the Reef (2003) is a humorous short documentary film included on the second disc of the Finding Nemo DVD.
  • Florida Reef
    The Florida Reef (also known as the Great Florida Reef, Florida reefs, Florida Reef Tract and Florida Keys Reef Tract) is the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States.
  • New Caledonian barrier reef
    The New Caledonian barrier reef is located in New Caledonia in the South Pacific, and is the second-longest double-barrier coral reef in the world, after the Belize Barrier Reef.
  • Fringing reef
    A fringing reef is one of the three main types of coral reefs recognized by most coral reef scientists.
  • Ningaloo Coast
    The Ningaloo Coast is a World Heritage Site located in the north west coastal region of Western Australia.
  • Tubbataha Reef
    The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (Filipino: Bahurang Tubbataha) is a protected area of the Philippines located in the middle of Sulu Sea.
  • Belize Barrier Reef
    The Belize Barrier Reef is a series of coral reefs straddling the coast of Belize, roughly 300 meters (980 ft) offshore in the north and 40 kilometers (25 mi) in the south within the country limits.
  • Bar Reef
    The Bar Reef is a system of coral reefs just offshore from Sri Lanka's Kalpitiya peninsula.
  • Reunion Island's coral reef
    Reunion Island is located near the eastern coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.
  • Montipora
    Montipora is a genus of small polyp stony coral in the phylum Cnidaria.
  • Isopora
    Isopora is a genus of small polyp stony coral in the phylum Cnidaria.
  • Madrepore
    Madrepore ("mother of pores") is a genus of stony corals, often found forming reefs or islands in tropical locations.
  • Parcel de Manuel Luís Marine State Park
    The Parcel de Manuel Luís Marine State Park (Portuguese: Parque Estadual Marinho do Parcel de Manuel Luís) is a state park in the state of Maranhão, Brazil.
  • Eilat's Coral Beach
    Eilat's Coral Beach Nature Reserve and Conservation area (Hebrew: שמורת טבע חוף האלמוגים‎‎) is a nature reserve and national park in the Red Sea, near the city Eilat in Israel.
  • Reef Check
    Reef Check is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation of two reef ecosystems: tropical coral reefs and Californian rocky reefs.
  • The Reef Ball Foundation
    The Reef Ball Foundation, Inc.
  • Las Aves archipelago
    The Las Aves Archipelago is a pristine archipelago in the Caribbean Sea, and is part of the Federal Dependencies of Venezuela.
  • Coral reefs in India
    Coral reefs in India are one of the most ancient and dynamic ecosystems of India.
  • Environmental issues with coral reefs
    Human impact on coral reefs is significant.
  • Scorpion Reef
    Scorpion Reef (Spanish: Arrecife Alacranes) is a reef surrounding a small group of islands in the Gulf of Mexico off the northern coast of the state of Yucatán, Mexico.
  • Montipora dilatata
    The Hawaiian reef coral, Montipora dilatata, is a species of coral in the family Acroporidae.
  • Minerva Reefs
    The Minerva Reefs (Tongan: Ongo Teleki), briefly de facto independent in 1972 as the Republic of Minerva, are a group of two submerged atolls located in the Pacific Ocean south of Fiji and Tonga.
  • Montipora digitata
    Montipora digitata, also known as finger coral, is a species of stony coral.
  • Halofolliculina corallasia
    Halofolliculina corallasia is a heterotrich ciliate identified as a cause of the syndrome called Skeletal Eroding Band (SEB).
  • Angria Bank
    Angria Bank is a bank, a shallow sunken atoll, on the continental shelf off the west coast of India.
  • Leaf plate montipora
    Montipora capricornis, also known as leaf plate montipora, vase coral, cap coral, or simply Montipora, is a type of small polyp stony (SPS) coral in the genus Montipora.
  • Orbicella franksi
    Orbicella franksi, commonly known as boulder star coral, is a colonial stony coral in the family Merulinidae.
  • Pavona bipartita
    Pavona bipartita, sometimes known as leaf coral, is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Agariciidae.
  • Orbicella faveolata
    Orbicella faveolata, commonly known as mountainous star coral, is a colonial stony coral in the family Merulinidae.
  • Pavona decussata
    Pavona decussata, sometimes known as leaf coral, is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Agariciidae.
  • Pavona cactus
    Pavona cactus, the cactus coral, potato chip coral or leaf coral, is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Agariciidae.
  • Acropora
    Acropora is a genus of small polyp stony coral in the phylum Cnidaria.
  • Orbicella annularis
    Orbicella annularis, commonly known as the boulder star coral, is a species of coral that lives in the western Atlantic Ocean and is the most thoroughly studied and most abundant species of reef-building coral in the Caribbean to date.
  • SECORE
    SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) is an international non-profit organization focused on coral reef conservation.
  • Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park
    The Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park is off the coast of the island of Cozumel in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • Isla Pérez
    Isla Pérez is an island located in the Gulf of Mexico, 130 km (80.7 mi) north of Progreso, Mexico, off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula.