tropical coral reefs

Isadora Pereira

Introduction

coral reefs are some of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on earth.some of the world's most beautiful cal reefs are located in Florida .Coral reefs cover about 1% of the ocean's floor, although this sounds very little many animals such as dolphins, butterfly fish, lobsters, whales, and sea turtles depend deeply on coral reefs.
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scientific classification for vaquita

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Mammalia

Order:Cetacea

Suborder:Odontoceti

Family:Phocoenidae

Genus:Phocoena

Species:P. sinus

scientific classification for fraser dolphins

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Mammalia

Subclass:Eutheria

Order:Cetartiodactyla[a]

(unranked):Cetacea

(unranked):Odontoceti

Family:Delphinidae

Genus:Lagenodelphis
Fraser, 1956

Species:L. hosei

scientific classification for kemp's ridley sea turtle

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Subphylum:Vertebrata

Class:Reptilia

Order:Testudines

Family:Cheloniidae

Genus:Lepidochelys

Species:L. kempii

scientific classification for humpback whales

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Mammalia

Subclass:Eutheria

Order:Cetartiodactyla[a]

(unranked):Cetacea

(unranked):Mysticeti

Family:Balaenopteridae

Genus:Megaptera
Gray, 1846

Species:M. novaeangliae

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