Deepwater corals may be key to restoring damaged reefs

Deepwater corals may be key to restoring damaged reefs, survey finds
The Guardian
Healthy corals that lie deep below the ocean's surface may be the key to regenerating parts of Australia's badly damaged Great Barrier Reef, according to an underwater survey being carried out off the coast of northern Queensland. Using remote operated ...

Great Barrier Reef found to have thriving deep water coral
CNN
These healthy deep reefs are located directly under shallow reefs degraded by storms and other stresses including coral bleaching and invasive crown-of-thorns starfish plagues. The deep coral is often flat because of the lack of light at depth. Remote ...



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