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What are corals? Plants, animals ore stones?

What are corals? Plants, animals ore stones?

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  • 1. Creatures of the Deep BlueMarjorie Crivellimaggio 2012
  • 2. This is coral.Coral isn’t astoneor a plant.It’s an animal.
  • 3. Where canyou findcoral?You can findcoral in warmsea water*.*acque marinecalde
  • 4. Coral isbeautiful.It’s verybeautiful!
  • 5. A Corral Reef An amazing world of colours and beauty…
  • 6. There is orangecoral…some openedand someclosed
  • 7. Red coral
  • 8. White coral
  • 9. Green coral
  • 10. Blue coral… and more!
  • 11. What are corals? Corals are marine animals living in colonies , groups of many identical individual “polyps “.
  • 12. What does it eat?Coral eats small animals inthe water. It can’t swimand it can’t move. But ithas got lots of «arms» and«mouths». It eats smallanimals when they come MOUTHnear.
  • 13. Coral Feeding Sun cup coral feeding in aquarium
  • 14. How does Paralyzing coral catch sting food? 1 3Corals can catchsmall fish and 2plankton, usingparalyzing stingson their tentacles.
  • 15. Coral JewelsCoral is not agemstone -- it isactually the skeletonof sea creatures thatgrow in formationsresembling thebranches of a tree.There are necklaces,earrings andbracelets made ofcoral.
  • 16. Coralearrings