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By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

Welcome to a Caribbean coral reef! As you snorkel simply offshore, you notice marvelous fish, waving sea anemones, diving turtles - perhaps even a prowling barracuda! The coral reef is stuffed with existence - from coral polyps snagging plankton to a moray eel gobbling up a goby fish. Day and evening at the coral reef, the search is directly to locate foodstuff - and to prevent changing into anyone else's subsequent meal. All residing issues are hooked up to each other in a nutrition chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, and plant to animal. What course will you are taking to persist with the nutrients chain in the course of the coral reef? Will you . . . Tail a tiger shark because it sniffs out its subsequent sufferer? try out a stingray crushing clams? Watch a feathery fan malicious program capture bits of leftovers? stick to all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!

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But she doesn’t need to swim much. She tends to wait for her food from the safety of her hideaway. Slowly, she extends her narrow head out from under the coral ledge where she hides by day. She keeps most of her body tucked away. The top of her moves gently in the waves. She opens her mouth wide, and her sharp teeth gleam. Then she closes her mouth. She opens and closes her mouth again and again. This is how she forces water past her gills so she can breathe. Suddenly, she lunges and snaps her jaws shut.

RTosea urchin what anoth n to page 50 . is up to, tu r . . a banded coral shrimp crawling across a brain coral. To see what another shrimp is up to, turn to page 52. . an Antillean scal see what anoth lop. To e is up to, tu rn to r scallop page 16 . . a giant Caribbean sea anemone he pulled from the coral. To see what another sea anemone is up to, tur n to page 54. . a long-horn nudibranch creeping along the ocean floor. To see what another nudibranch is up to, tur n to page 28. Coral polyps 44 (Cnidaria) The coral planula, or egg, settles on the rocky floor of the ocean.

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