Coral Reefs

Coral Reefs

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by Charles Darwin
     
 

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The subject of corals and coral-reefs is one concerning which much popular misconception has always prevailed. The misleading comparison of coral-rock with the combs of bees and the nests of wasps is perhaps responsible for much of this misunderstanding; one writer has indeed described a coral-reef as being "built by fishes by means of their teeth."  See more details below

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The subject of corals and coral-reefs is one concerning which much popular misconception has always prevailed. The misleading comparison of coral-rock with the combs of bees and the nests of wasps is perhaps responsible for much of this misunderstanding; one writer has indeed described a coral-reef as being "built by fishes by means of their teeth."

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ISBN-13:
2940000750117
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
12/01/2008
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
568 KB

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