by Aaron Calfina and James Deighton
coral reef fast facts
- Horseshoe crabs to be used for bait during fishing and for catching eels
- The Great White shark can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans
- The horseshoe crab has a sharp spiny tail to protect it from enemy's
- Coral reefs are rocky mounds and/or ridges formed in the sea by living things through the accumulation and deposition of limestone (calcium carbonate).
The structural foundation of individual coral reefs is formed by a multitude of marine animals and plants through the processes of slow accumulation and deposition of calcium carbonate (limestone) extracted from seawater.
Horseshoe crab use there spiny tail to defend themselves from predators
Did you know that horseshoe crab have blue blood instead of red blood.
They are food for seagulls, big, and sometimes sharks.
Grows all over coral reefs ( mostly near Florida and other tropical reefs.
Takes in 73% carbon dioxide.
Seaweed is edible and is very good for you.
Cold and Warm water text
Where coral reefs can be found
Near the Gulf of Mexico it is tropical and has a big chance of a hurricane.