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Weird world of corals: they can hear!

Coral in Belize. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.

As coral reefs are imperiled worldwide by rising temperatures and ocean acidification, researchers are just beginning to uncover their secrets, including the fact that corals actually ‘listen’ for a good spot to settle.

To read more about the new science of coral reefs: Amazing reefs: how corals ‘hear’, an interview with Steve Simpson.

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