Science news articles about 'new reefs'
... mushroom-like shapes. Researchers mapped the new reef structures in areas ranging from nine ... of the Abrolhos project will be to study the marine life in the new reef structures. "These studies reveal the complexity ...
... of the Southern Atlantic Ocean's largest and richest reef system, the Abrolhos Bank, off the southern ... more abundant in marine life than the previously known Abrolhos reef system, one of the world's most unique and important ...
The largest coral reef system in the southern Atlantic is twice as big as previously estimated, and it's teeming with life, experts announced.
A recent survey has found scores of previously unknown marine animals in popular dive areas. "People have been swimming past these big, showy animals for years," said one marine scientist.
... one coral settles in a suitable spot and survives, a new reef will be founded. The coral replicates itself and a colony develops, but it could take thousands of years for the reef to reach maturity ...
SYDNEY, April 13 (UPI) -- An Australian Navy vessel was sent to the bottom Wednesday to form an artificial reef after a delay caused by a pod of dolphins swimming through the area.
Scienists from Conservation International have discovered eight new fish and one new coral species off Indonesia's Bali island.
Among the new species: a candy-striped clingfish and fairy goby—plus, a "bizarre" scorpionfish and an eel opening wide for flounder.
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