Oceanography

Narragasett High School

Inhabitants

Fauna: Reef Dwellers: Sponges, giant clams, phytoplankton, zoo plankton

Jellyfish: Cassiopeia

Invertebrates: Snails, sea urchins

Herbivores: Damselfish, surgeonfish, puffer fish, blue tangs, parrot fish, anemones, lobster

Carnivores: Sharks, barracudas, moray eel, squid

Flora: Budded Polyps, Octocorallia, Fringing Reefs,  Coral Polyps, sea weed, Zooxanthellae.

 

 

 

 

Where do coral reefs exist?

Australia, Caribbean, Indo-Pacific region

 

 

 

 

 

Ecosystems:

The sun is the source of energy for this coral reefs. Through photosynthesis, phytoplankton, algae, and other plants convert light energy into chemical energy. As animals eat plants or other animals, a portion of this energy is passed on.