THE RACE FOR SPACE
Small is beautiful
An episode from the series FISH LIFE
Reefs are magnificent edifices yet they still remain largely unknown.
Even though it covers less than 1% of the sea floor, this ecosystem plays host to about 25% of marine species. The reefs offer ecological niches for many animals that find food and shelter there.
What is the origin of this natural structures?
Which coral species are the first to arrive?
How is life organized there?