Seven Florida Coral Species "Extremely Likely to Go Extinct," Warns National Marine Fisheries
Florida's coral reefs have been on the decline for decades, and it looks like things could get a whole lot worse.
A total of 56 species of coral in U.S. waters, including Pacific and Caribbean territories, are likely to be extinct by the end of century. The main threats include disease, warmer ocean temperatures, and ocean acidification.
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