Coral polyps are naturally very pale in color, but corals come in a variety of bright colors. What gives coral its color?

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Posted 4 years.

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  • Elizabeth L. Camp-Richey - 4 years ago

    Wonderful information Sandra -- you are truly an EXCELLENT teacher! I look forward to further posts as even I am going to learn from your very informative postings.

  • Jessica Woolley - 4 years ago

    Yesterday was World Oceans Day and I watched some of the Google street-views, pretty amazing. I can't wait to read your next post and I will tell Ruben & Eli about it.

  • David Camp - 4 years ago

    I believe there are cyanobacteria that have some effect on the final color along with the symbiotic algae as well ,in some coral.

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