You've heard of fat cats. But what about fat corals? Researchers have measured the most "chonkiest" coral fragment ever discovered in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.The Porites (type of coral) is located on Palm Island in Queensland, Australia. The native Manbarra, the area's original guardian, named it Muga dhambi (Great Coral).
It is the widest and sixth tallest coral. "Measurable in the ทดลองเล่นสล็อต xo ใหม่ล่าสุด Great Barrier Reef," according to a statement Thursday by Springer Nature, publisher of the coral study in the journal Scientific Reports.The study, led by James Cook University marine scientist Adam Smith, explains that coral The coral measures 17.4 feet (5.3 meters) tall and 34 feet (10.4 meters) wide, eclipsing the widest coral 7.9 feet at the Great Barrier Reef ( 2.4 meters)
Corals can build entire underwater metropolises. Last year, Schmidt Ocean scientists announced the discovery of a reef that is taller than the Empire State Building. The Great Barrier Reef is a massive reef system that covers an area of about 133,000. square miles (344,000 square kilometers)The Great Barrier Reef is under threat from rising ocean temperatures caused by a human-caused climate crisis.
Some of the reefs have died and researchers are working on ways to save them from destruction and help the corals recover. Scientists are studying heat-tolerant corals and looking for ways to control the explosion of predatory starfish. The Muga dhambi is in very good health, with 70% of its corals being composed of living corals. It is unusually rare and resilient,” the study said. “It survived the coral bleaching.