Cold-Water Corals – Fragile Havens In The Deep

Date: December 1, 2004

Source: WWF

Deep in the cold, dark ocean, impressive coral reefs and thickets meander along the edges of continental slopes and seamounts. Vibrantly coloured and delicately branched corals, sponges and hydroids weave intricate structures providing living space for a multitudeof invertebrates – such as lobsters, crabs, shrimps, sea fans, worms and starfish – as well as for many commercially important fish species.

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