Sea Search

December 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;12/5/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p3
The article reports on the coral reef exploration by scientists in Australia in 2008. Definitions of coral reef and coral are presented. It states that scientists used netted bags to explore the reef. Among the animal species found by the scientists include big-clawed shrimp and worms shaped like pine trees, and also about 130 new types of soft coral. According to the article, such effort may aid people learn more about sea creatures and help in their protection and conservation.


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