Buccoo Reef

Tobago
The Coral Reef in
Tobago
Tobago has one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the
Caribbean called the Buccoo Reef. This re...
Buccoo Reef Tobago
What is a Coral
Reef?
Coral reefs are underwater structures made from
calcium carbonate secreted from corals. Corals are
c...
Here are some corals
Wildlife found
in the
Buccoo Reef
Picasso Triggerfish
Bally Hoo Fish
Grey Angelfish
French Angelfish
Golden Star Coral
Fire Coral
Shark
Brain Boulder Coral
Why are reefs
important?
Coral reefs provide homes for many marine animals.
They are also very beautiful places that attra...
Preserving the Buccoo
Reef
It is important to protect the Buccoo Reef because once it is
destroyed, it cannot be replaced ...
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  1. 1. Buccoo Reef Tobago
  2. 2. The Coral Reef in Tobago Tobago has one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the Caribbean called the Buccoo Reef. This reef is approximately 7km² and is a protected marine park. The main corals found in the Buccoo Reef are the Star and Boulder Coral.
  3. 3. Buccoo Reef Tobago
  4. 4. What is a Coral Reef? Coral reefs are underwater structures made from calcium carbonate secreted from corals. Corals are colonies of tiny living animals living together in marine waters. Reefs grow best in warm, shallow , sunny and agitated waters.
  5. 5. Here are some corals
  6. 6. Wildlife found in the Buccoo Reef
  7. 7. Picasso Triggerfish
  8. 8. Bally Hoo Fish
  9. 9. Grey Angelfish
  10. 10. French Angelfish
  11. 11. Golden Star Coral
  12. 12. Fire Coral
  13. 13. Shark
  14. 14. Brain Boulder Coral
  15. 15. Why are reefs important? Coral reefs provide homes for many marine animals. They are also very beautiful places that attract many tourists. Many tourists visit the Buccoo Reef each year. This helps to increase the economy of the country.
  16. 16. Preserving the Buccoo Reef It is important to protect the Buccoo Reef because once it is destroyed, it cannot be replaced that easily. It takes many years, sometimes hundreds of thousands of years, for a coral to form. Can you imagine how long it would take for an entire reef to form? Therefore, it is all our responsibility to preserve the reef to ensure that it is enjoyed for many years to come.
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