Conceptual diagram illustrating coral habitats from Cape Florida to the Dry Tortugas. In this region, corals occur on hardbottom habitats, patch reefs, and deep and shallow bank reefs.

Coral habitats

Conceptual diagram illustrating coral habitats from Cape Florida to the Dry Tortugas. In this region, corals occur on hardbottom habitats, patch reefs, and deep and shallow bank reefs.

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Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created1969-12-31
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeGraphic
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 527
Filesize210 kB
Number of Downloads222
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)