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Scientists at Home: Life in the Coral Reef

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Brightly colored sea anemone amongst corals. Sea anemones are classified in the phylum Cnidaria. As cnidarians, sea anemones are related to corals and jellyfish.
Courtesy of B. Spragg/Wikimedia Commons

Join Museum Curator Estefanía Rodríguez in this exploration of one of the ocean's busiest and most colorful environments: coral reefs. Discover the different species of invertebrates that inhabit this vibrant ecosystem and how external forces like overfishing and climate change threaten their existence. 

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