https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/corals/coral07_importance.html

Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on Earth. Coral reefs support more species per unit area than any other marine environment, ...

https://www.qm.qld.gov.au/microsites/biodiscovery/05human-impact/importance-of-coral-reefs.html

The functions of coral reefs, the importance of healthy ecosystems and the ... are the source of nitrogen and other essential nutrients for marine food chains ...

https://scripps.ucsd.edu/projects/coralreefsystems/about-coral-reefs/value-of-corals/

Biodiversity: Coral reefs are essential spawning, nursery, breeding, and ... on a coral reef is greater than in any other shallow-water marine ecosystems and is ...

https://www.reefrelief.org/the-importance-of-coral-reefs/

Along side reef fish is an equally diverse array of marine crustaceans, reptiles ... Each animal plays an important role in the reef ecosystem, be it filtering water, ...

https://www.coralguardian.org/en/coral-reef-important/

Coral reefs are very productive ecosystems. ... million plant and animal species are involved and they hostreceive more than 25% of all species of marine life.

https://wwf.panda.org/our_work/oceans/coasts/coral_reefs/coral_importance/

Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their magnicient diversity of marine animals and plants.

http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/corals-and-coral-reefs

Apr 30, 2018 ... Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. ... Stony corals are the most important reef builders, but organpipe corals, precious ...

https://reefresilience.org/value-of-reefs/

Additionally, coral reef ecosystems are important sites of cultural heritage in ... marine organisms. ref Coral reefs have been used in the treatment of cancer, HIV , ...

https://www.icriforum.org/about-coral-reefs/benefits-coral-reefs

Coral reefs are often called the rainforests of the sea, both due to the vast amount of ... Reef structures play an important role as natural breakwaters, which ...

https://coral.org/coral-reefs-101/coral-reef-ecology/coral-reef-biodiversity/

Even marine worms and snails perform important roles in the reef ecosystem. Worms filter organic matter in the water and sediments, while snails such as ...