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Corals Tutorial

coral polyps

Most corals are made up of hundreds to hundreds of thousands of individual coral polyps.

Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Thousands of species rely on reefs for survival. Millions of people all over the world also depend on coral reefs for food, protection and jobs.

The tutorial is an overview of the biology of and threats to coral reefs, as well as efforts being made to conserve and protect them. It includes images, animations, and videos.

The Roadmap to Resources complements the tutorial. It directs you to specific online coral data and information from NOAA.

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