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Corals come in various shapes and sizes and come in different species. More than 2,000 species of corals have already been identified, and more are being discovered.
Located on the northeastern coast of Australia, The Great Barrier Reef is home to about 3,000 coral reefs stretching almost 2,300 kilometres! It’s so big that it can be seen from outer space!
These incredible marine species are believed to have existed long before humans. In fact, there is evidence to suggest some corals alike today started growing more than 50 million years ago!
Corals are wonderful to look at, and their brilliant colour is due to the algae found inside them. Colour is the best indicator of their health because a stressed or dying coral will come in white or translucent colour.
Coral reefs make up a small portion of the ocean’s topography, and it is estimated to be the home of around 25 per cent of all marine life on the entire planet.
Corals are more than just home to marine animals. Corals provide various benefits that don’t just benefit the sea but also us humans!