Types of Coral: Links for Students
NOAA's Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS): Deep-Water CoralsCorals also grow in the deep, cold sea. There are nearly as many deep–water coral species as there are shallow-water coral species. Human activities constitute the most serious threat to these fragile corals.
NOAA's CoRIS: Coral Reef Biology
This page contains information on how corals reproduce, feed, and compete for scarce resources. There is also included a section on how natural disturbances affect corals.
Coral Reefs: Types of Coral
This is a graphically rich, brief overview of corals, the reefs they form, and their ecosystems.
Ocean World: Online Interactive Quiz
This page provides a quick, nine-question quiz to assess basic knowledge of corals.
Features: Online Interactivity, Assessment