1. Are Coral Reefs Beneficial To the Ecosystem and Mankind?
(Encarta, 2002) The richest regions of the world's coral reefs are the South-East Asian seas and Indian Ocean; both combined account for over half of the world's coral reefs with the coral reefs in South-East Asia constitute 30% of the world's coral reefs (Lin,S.H, 2000). Coral reefs are generally classified into three types: barrier reefs, fringing reefs, and atolls. ... Coral reef also provides shelter for reef animals such as sponges, sea anemones, Bryozoans, sea cucumbers, sea urchins,shrimps,carbs, lobsters, octopuses, squids, nudibranch, sharks, wrasses, eels, angelfish, s...
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