What is coral A living structure made of groups of organisms called polyps symbiotic relationship with a Zooxanthellae that lives in their tissue Polyps build skeletons limestone Photosyntesis is done by Zooxanthellae photosynthesis produces oxygen for the coral to breed and creates the proper conditions for the skeleton to form
Coral In Barbados surrounded by a narrow 200 m deep shelf, 2-3 km 3 types of coral reef around Barbados: Bank Reefs, Fringing Reefs and Patch Reefs. The area covered by bank reefs is over 38.3 km , while the fringing reefs cover 20.4 km.
Importance Of Coral Tourism Medicinal Properties Protecting the Beaches Diversity of Wildlife
Threats To Reefs Pollution Over fishing Habitat destruction Global warming
What's being done Folkestone Marine Park and reserve was made to protect the coral The park and reserve are located on the west coast of Barbados. The reserve is 2.2 kilometres and is 950 metres at its widest point and 660 metres at the narrowest The reserve consists of four zones: scientific zone northern and southern zones recreational zone