25 Sep '12, 3pm

Coral Biodiversity Hotspot Is Found in Western Indian Ocean

25 Sep 2012: Coral Biodiversity Hotspot Is Found in Western Indian Ocean The western Indian Ocean, especially the waters between Madagascar and Africa, contain one of the highest levels of coral diversity worldwide , with 369 coral species identified in a recent study and more In Fight to Save Coral Reefs, Finding Strategies that Work In four decades as a marine biologist, Nancy Knowlton has played a key role in documenting the biodiversity of coral reefs and the threats they face. In an interview with Yale e360 , she highlights conservation projects that offer hope of saving these irreplaceable ecosystems. READ MORE still to be identified. Scientists say the western Indian Ocean may contain as much coral biodiversity as Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, though not as much as the world’s richest region for corals, the so-called coral triangle in Southeast Asia. Reporting in ...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/study_coral_biodiversity_hots...

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