Translation of coral reef in Spanish:

coral reef

arrecife de coral, n.

noun

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    arrecife de coral masculine
    barrera coralina feminine
    • On a global scale, coral bleaching is the largest threat to the world's coral reefs.
    • The protected coral reef is close enough to shore to explore in safety with a snorkel.
    • Coral reefs are among the world's most productive ecosystems.
    • Surely, people would not knowingly live in ways that threaten polar bears or coral reefs.
    • The British Navy had erected this lighthouse there in colonial days to warn frigates away from the coral reefs.
    • Landing at Mauritius offers stunning views over the blue and green waters of the Indian Ocean and the deep hues of the coral reef.
    • In the warm shallow seas around deserted far-flung islands, we undertake an astonishing journey through still living and growing coral reefs.
    • Divers can still explore coral reefs and swim with shoals of fish and even sharks.
    • Last week we went swimming at night in a bay where I carefully wriggled my way in the dark among some coral reefs where moray eels were sleeping.
    • The Seychelles are volcanic islands and the coral reefs around them ensure that divers and snorkellers have much to marvel at under water.
    • Atauro is 25 kilometres long with a mountainous spine, narrow coastal plains, and fringed by some of the best coral reefs in the world.
    • Shot almost entirely on location on and around the Fiji islands, the film is alive with colorful coral reefs, majestic waterfalls and lush jungles.
    • "The concern is that coral reefs might pass a critical bleaching threshold beyond which they are unable to regenerate," Dekker concludes.
    • Some Navy bombs never exploded when fired, dropping instead into the shallow ocean water and remaining there, lying on the coral reef or resting on the ocean floor.
    • Divers and naturalists rave about the pristine waters, coral reefs and untouched forests, while vulcanologists go weak at the mere thought of its many smoking peaks.
    • The 1,000 - acre island has three miles of white sandy beaches surrounded by coral reefs and turquoise waters.
    • Offshore drilling would damage coral reefs and mangrove swamps and threaten endangered sea life.
    • When properly protected, coral reefs can apparently recover quite quickly.
    • The acid environment is killing off coral reefs, shellfish and plankton, the basis for nearly all marine life.
    • Coral reefs provide protection to coastal areas and protect delicate coastal wetlands and mangrove swamps from storms.