Coral Reefs have illuminates many of the Earths crystal clear seas for thousands of years, providing a rich diverse ecosystem while providing a colorful flora and fauna for those who venture to them. It is a colorful life that resembles the world we live in.
Cooler waters of the tropics are towered by skyscrapers of kelp. They closely resemble that of an underwater rainforest with a large canopy of kelp inhabited by many photosynthesizing microorganisms which provide a base for a growing food chain.
These waters are high in nutrient value do to the decomposition of many rotting kelp plants.
Visitors of the many different types of ecosystems are welcomed by numerous diverse organisms. From tiny invertebrates hiding in the rocks to some of the largest animals on the Earth, reef are an incredible ecosystem of diversity.
Galleries of fish, turtles, and other mammals, all live simultaneously with numerous types of bacteria, coral, and plants.
For most prey survival means being avoiding being eaten. Normally escape is the easiest way of avoiding a predator. These organisms have evolved special skills to help protect themselves from predators.
The simplest way for an animal to protect itself is camouflage itself from a predator. This form of defense has been used for millions of years and overtime these animals evolve new skills of protection.
Hello, my name is Mr. Bouwman, an avid explorer of my own world around me. I have always been intrigued with the coral reef ecosystems and it many subcultures. I enjoy traveling and going on adventures. New experiences change the way you see the world and your never going to grow without.