Provided by Eleanor Gregory, ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies Coral and reef fishes are not like pandas and tigers, and the extinction risks they face are much lower. Leading coral reef scientists in Australia and the USA say...
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One of Australia’s leading coral reef ecologists fears that reef biodiversity may not provide the level of insurance for ecosystem survival that we once thought.
When it comes to choosing a place to hang out, big reef fish like coral trout, snappers and sweetlips have strong architectural preferences.
Lessons from tens of millions of years ago are pointing to new ways to save and protect today’s coral reefs and their myriad of beautiful and many-hued fishes at a time of huge change in the Earth’s systems.
Australian scientists have urged greater consideration for the brilliantly-hued parrot fishes that tend and renew the world’s imperiled coral reefs.
A ridiculous amount of green seaweed has taken over much of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, leaving scientists worrying about the health of the coral structure.
When reef fish get a mouthful of sand, coral reefs can drown.
While rabbits continue to ravage Australiaâ€™s native landscapes, rabbitfish may help save large areas of the Great Barrier Reef from destruction. The reason, say scientists, is the same in both cases.
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