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Definition

Coral Reef: is a formation, at or near the surface of tropical waters, formed by skeletal deposits of corals, a form of sea life. Coral reefs form a protective environment for a wide variety of marine animals.

Hawaiian Translation: Kai ’Āpapa


Example

coral reef

This is what a coral reef looks like, if you were snorkeling.

reef at low tide

This is what a coral reef looks like at low tide.


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