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reef

 [rēf]
an infolding or tuck of tissue, as a tuck made in plication.

reef

(rēf)
A fold or tuck, usually taken in redundant tissue.

reef

an infolding or tuck of tissue, as a tuck made in plication.
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184) This helps explain why the United States, which bans the collection and export of coral from its own reefs, is the world's top importer of live and dead coral, (185) allowing coral imports from other countries like Indonesia where reefs are also threatened.
Falling in the International Year of the Reef a world-wide campaign driven by the International Coral Reef Initiative the meeting centred on small actions regional Queenslanders can pledge to help protect our global icon thats right on our doorsteps.
installed reef balls in Colorada Point in Barangay Tigbao, Aroroy, Masbate.
This is the finding are from the latest Global Coral Reef Monitoring regional report on the state of coral reefs of the Western Indian Ocean.
HMC's marine biologist Phoebe Gayanelo-Alac said the group decided to veer away from the old practice of using tires as artificial reefs as it was proven to be unsustainable.
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Of the world's largest reefs, which two are in the Pacific Ocean?
Back in 1998, such an event could have been perilous for the coral reefs almost irrevocably.
They found that 83% of fished reefs are missing more than half of their expected fish populations.
The parrotfishes are very important to coral reef health because they eat the algae that would otherwise overwhelm young corals on reefs recovering from natural disturbances.
The lack of naturally occurring reefs has stimulated the deployment of artificial reefs (e.
The Catlin Seaview Survey will use new technology to gather important scientific information about coral reefs that has never been previously collected," says Stephen Catlin, chief executive of Catlin Group Limited.