Ecosystem Dynamics: Links for Students
Life on the Reef
Investigate the plants and animals that make up a coral reef ecosystem. Read accounts from scientists on underwater expeditions and zoom in on a coral reef from space.
Features: Online Interactivity, Graphics/Multimedia
NOAA's Coral Reef Information System: Coral Reef Biology
This essay includes information on how corals reproduce, feed, and even compete for scarce resources. There is also a section on how natural disturbances affect corals.