Coral Reef Biomes

By:Brooke Lauber

The Coral Reef

Coral Reef biomes are in danger of disappearing. Humans have been ruining them, scientist predict that in a about 50 years most coral reefs will be gone.

Humans are the Giant threat

Humans do things like this and it kills coral reefs

  • Pollution poisons reefs
  • Sewage gives them disease makes algae makes them have to fight for sunlight
  • People walk and crush the coral reefs

Ways you can help

  • Do not litter
  • Conserve water
  • Do not stomp on coral reefs

Location

Mostly found in clear tropical oceans .
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Climate

Coral reefs need a temperature of 68 - 82°F (20 - 28°C).They need to be in shallow warm water typically with lots of waves. Waves help the ecosystem get oxygen and nutrients.

Plants in the Coral reef

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Mangroves

Baby reef fish grow up and use mangroves to hide in from predators

Animals in the coral reef