Glimmer of hope: Fertile corals discovered in deeper waters off US Virgin Islands

21 julio 2015

Researchers discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off the US Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts. The new study showed that mountainous star corals (Orbicella faveolata) located at nearly 140 feet deep may produce one trillion more eggs per square kilometer than those on shallow reefs.img src=»″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/