Coral fish


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Cor´al fish`


1.(Zool.) Any bright-colored fish of the genera Chætodon, Pomacentrus, Apogon, and related genera, which live among reef corals.
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According to the World Wildlife Fund, cyanide divers squirt an estimated 150 tons of dissolved poison on some 33 million coral heads annually, killing coral polyps, symbiotic algae and other small reef organisms along with the coral fish.
Fish could be classified into pelagic fish that live mainly close to water surface and demersal fish that live sea bed, coral fish that lives around coral reef.
More than 200 fish species, most of which are coral fish, and about 40 coral genera live in the bay.
We have already seen episodes of mass die-off of corals as a result of warmer waters associated with global warming, the problem for specialist coral fish is that when the corals die, the fish have nowhere else to go," the centre's Philip Munday said.
Angling coach Jamie Hughes, 32, from Bebington, is one of 16 finalists in Coral Fish O'Mania competing for the PS30,000 winner's prize - and is hoping to become only the second angler to win the competition twice.
Haloul island showcases spectacular views with hills rising to 190ft and its coral reefs and beautiful shoals of coral fish, ideal for scuba divers to explore and observe marine life.
With neighbours such as sea turtles, clown fish, giant groupers, coral fish and majestic whale sharks, it is our duty to place serious importance on the natural environment.
At the end of the marine illustrations is a convenient, accurate guide to identify the myriad species of coral fish and life forms.
Nick and FC prepared sandwiches and we fished for smaller coral fish and did some snorkelling - it was paradise.
The brightly-coloured tanks, named after the Finding Nemo animation film, now have coral towers with plenty of nooks and crannies for a new species of coral fish to explore.
Caption(s): Prima Donna's Classique collection / Leandra from Abbiamo Tutto / Metro bowl from Peggy Karr Glass / Candles from Gien / Jaune de Chrome's Cream Scale / Above: Coral Fish from Herend / Left: Moser's Grace vases / Godinger's Moderne flatware / Jonathan Adler completer set from The Zrike Co.
Pisces includes pelagic and demersal fish and coral fish.