Corals are a beautiful - and important - part of our ocean. But they can’t move around the ocean floor - so, how, exactly, do they find mates?
Reef-building corals, also known as “stony” or “hard” corals, reproduce in several ways - one of the most common of which is broadcast spawning.
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