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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Maddie D, May 9, 2012

So I’d love to visit here to explore the beautiful coral reefs depicted, but that doesn’t look very possible.

I wish that Indonesia’s government would try to help with the growing number of illegal fishermen who use explosives and cyanide to kill and stun their prey. Do the fishermen even realize what they are doing to the underwater landscape? Do they realize howthey are affecting so many more organisms than just their prey and coral?

Action clearly needs to be taken against these fishermen and their crimes that are changing a once-beautiful travel stop.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/travel/2018030049_webindonesiacoral20.html
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Discussions Discussion Marine Biology
ronald hillard, May 8, 2012

my name is ronald and i am wanting to become a marine mammal trainer and wanting to learn more about marine biolgy

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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
C-USA Alexandra, Oct. 5, 2011

Coral Reefs are depleting in result of careless human interaction. The largest problem is that people are destroying reefs by bottom trawling. This scraps the ocean floor and destroys many habitats for other organisms. Also, pollution is a large issue. The most common is oil spills and carelessness of trash dumping.

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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Ty Jones, Oct. 5, 2011

Coral Reefs are dying off due to human activities such as: oil spills, bottom trawling, and blasting of harbors. It is truly a spectacle and the more coral reefs die off, the more fish will die off because there shelter is destroyed. The more we use natural resources the more we kill the resources overuse is possible.

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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Megan C-USA, Sept. 28, 2011

ecology of the coral reef

http://www.coralscience.org/articles/PDF/Coral%20reef%20ecology.pdf
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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Laura P-USA, Sept. 28, 2011

this is an interesting article about the perils the coral reefs are facing, it is sad to think of the amazing fish that might lose their homes

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/weekinreview/05reefs.html
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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Taylor P-USA, Sept. 28, 2011

australia’s great barrier reefs are in danger

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/environment/habitats-environment/habitats-oceans-env/coral-reefs.html
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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
emma c-USA, Sept. 28, 2011

http://youtu.be/H8oQBYw6xxc this is a really amazing animal that has managed to adapt to a multitude of environments, it can even travel i open waters due to its cloaking ability.

http://youtu.be/H8oQBYw6xxc
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  • Nina Dumas Nina Dumas Sept. 28, 2011
    Fascinating master of disguise. Nature can get very creative some times.

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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Amalia A-USA, Sept. 28, 2011

Coral reef fish are in danger because of over fishing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbN161yBBGA
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  • Sophie C-USA Sophie C-USA Sept. 28, 2011
    This is sooooo interesting!!!
  • Evan H-USA Evan H-USA Sept. 28, 2011
    +1
  • Nina Dumas Nina Dumas Sept. 28, 2011
    It's fantastic this video!!! I was snorkeling in the tropics this summer and saw the damage that slight increases in water temperature, due to global warming, can have on coral reefs at shallow depths.

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