For the Newport Aquarium Exhibit, see Coral Reef (Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati)

Reefs can be found in many areas, often offshore and near volcanic islands in the Southern Pacific. They have a wide variety of fish, and have many different corals.

Reef Pages on this WikiEdit

Largest ReefsEdit

1.Great Barrier Reef

Length: 2,500 km (1,553 miles)

2. Red Sea Coral Reef

Length: 1,900 km (1,180 miles)

3. New Caledonia Barrier Reef

Length: 1,500 km (932 miles)

4. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

Length: 943 km (585 miles)

5. Florida Reef

Length: 322 km (200 miles)

6. Andros Coral Reef

Length: 200 km (124 miles)


  • The Great Barrier Reef, which is a complex of 2,000 reefs, is made of coral
  • Sea anemones may look like colourful plants, but they are actually animals with soft bodies.



Exploring Oceans Great Barrier Reef

Exploring Oceans Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

Marine Marine HabitatsAquariumsGlobal OceansOcean Weather
Vertebrate FishesMammalsReptilesAmphibiansCartilaginous FishesSharks
Invertebrate ArthropodMolluscaEchinodermsCnidaria
Conservation Status Critically EndangeredEndangeredNear ThreatenedVulnerableLeast ConcernData DeficientNot Evaluated