Be dazzled by the brilliant colors of thousands of tropical fish swimming across your screen.
Duration: 2.5 min
Grade Level: Appropriate for all ages; content connects to NGSS standards for grades 5 and above
Dive underwater to meet some of the many creatures that inhabit a coral reef. Hidden in nooks and crannies, we find a multitude of organisms, in a complex web of connections.
Why does the moray eel appreciate the cleaner shrimp and the cleaner wrasse? How does the trapezia crab defends its home? What does a nudibranch—a brightly-colored sea slug—eat?
You can download the still images below to use when teaching about the kinds of animals that live in coral reefs—just right click and 'Save Image As'.