Gallery description : pictures of reefs

Coral (anthozoa) grows 1cm - 3m (0.4in - 118in). Coral usually inhabits forest and thick woodland. It has a porous skin type.

Facts about corals
NameCoral
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyAlcyonacea
Distinctive FeaturesVariety of colours and full of holes for species to hind in
Main PreyPlankton, fish, shrimp
Average Litter Size1,000s
Skin TypePorous
Scientific NameAnthozoa
HabitatForest and thick woodland
PhylumCnidaria
Conservation StatusThreatened
ColourMulti-coloured
OrderOctocorallia
ClassAnthozoa
Number of Species70,000
Common NameCoral
Size1cm - 3m (0.4in - 118in)
PredatorsStarfish, marine slugs and snails
Image Details
Description Pictures of reefs. NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Monitoring ...
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