I. Living Treasures of the Sea
II. Biology of Coral
A. Anatomy and Physiology
B. Diet and Eating Mechanism
C. Adaptations for the Aquatic Environment
E. Habitat and Distribution
III. Geological History and Formation
IV. Reef Ecosystem
A. Biota of the Reef
B. Longevity and Causes of Death
V. Conservation: The Delicate World
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6. SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database. 2000. Available: http://www.seaworld.org/coral_reefs/sciclasser.html
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8. Wood, Dr. E.M. 1983. Corals of the world. T.F.H. Publishing, Inc., Ltd. Neptune City, New Jersey.
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