Coral reefs


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Coral reefs

  1. 1. Coral Reefs
  2. 2. What do the creatures of the sea need most to live and survive? <ul><li>A) Water </li></ul><ul><li>B) Coral </li></ul><ul><li>C) Fish </li></ul><ul><li>D) Sea weed / plants </li></ul>
  3. 3. What do the creatures of the sea need most to live and survive? Corals
  4. 4. How fast can some corals grow? <ul><li>A) Coral doesn't grow </li></ul><ul><li>B) 5 cm every year </li></ul><ul><li>C) 25 cm in a lifetime </li></ul><ul><li>D) 15 cm in a year </li></ul>
  5. 5. How fast can some corals grow? <ul><li>D) 15 cm in a year </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why do turtles and other fish return to the coral reefs?
  7. 7. <ul><li>To get a cleaning. Some fish eat parasites which are found living on other marine life. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is the largest fish in the sea and what does it eat?
  9. 9. A Whale Shark and it eats plankton.
  10. 10. What is coral made up of?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Polyps </li></ul>
  12. 12. Where are coral reefs found?
  13. 13. In warm TROPICAL waters.
  14. 14. What do coral reefs need most to live and survive?
  15. 15. What do coral reefs need most to live and survive? Warm waters and sunny weather. Just like the Philippines.
  16. 16. What do corals eat and when? I’m hungry! Me too! Lets go eat. We can’t, it’s not time for dinner!
  17. 17. They eat plankton at night time. Yum! Plankton is soooo delicious!
  18. 18. Where does some of the soft sand found on coral reefs and beaches come from?
  19. 19. Fish poo!
  20. 20. Why did the Harlequin shrimp have to turn the starfish over? Let’s turn it over! Why?
  21. 21. So it wouldn’t run away and they could eat it. This tastes great! Sure beats vegetables
  22. 22. Why do fish lay so many eggs?
  23. 23. Other fish will eat their eggs so they need to lay lots of eggs so some will survive.
  24. 24. Why do humpback whales come to the reefs?
  25. 25. Females come to give birth and males come to find a mate.
  26. 26. What can threaten, damage or destroy coral reefs?
  27. 27. Big waves, people, ships.
  28. 28. Coral reefs are the “heart” of the oceans and we need to take care of them and protect our marine environments. Without coral reefs, the oceans will die .
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