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The diversity of plant and animal communities in tropical seas along the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (Australia) is replicated in the temperate waters of Australian south coasts, although in a different form. Not being created by corals and containing few coral species, temperate reefs lack the explosion of fishes, molluscs and shrimps adapted for coral habitats, but more than twice as many species of seaweeds and seagrasses and the associated luridly patterned crustacean, polychaete and...
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