Coral Reefs

By Amelia Keogh


There are three main kinds of coral reefs. What are they? Read to find out.

#1 and #2

The first coral reef is a barrier reef. It grows away from the shoreline. Unlike the barrier reef the fringing reef grows near the shoreline.


The third reef is an atoll. An atoll reef is a shape of a ring. An atoll reef can be found in the ring of an extinct volcano.

Compare the reefs

These reefs are different because they grow in different ways and places.


There are so many different reefs. There are already 3 reefs that form different.