START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

New Coral Reef Species Discovered In The Gambier Islands, French Polynesia


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, interesting )

Marty
- 420 days ago - redorbit.com
The new species Echinophyllia tarae is described from the remote and poorly studied Gambier Islands, French Polynesia. Although the new species is common in the lagoon of Gambier Islands, its occurrence elsewhere is unknown. Echinophyllia tarae lives



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Ali Gore (11)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 12:03 pm
Wow theres still so much to discover on this planet if we dont ruin it first
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 6:30 pm
I wonder how many species have died before they were discovered..........?

DEATH OF THE OCEAN
 

Jaime A. (32)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:16 am
Thanks.!!
 

Dale O. (190)
Monday August 5, 2013, 1:17 am
Fascinating and intriguing.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Offbeat

Marty Powell

Marty P.
Marty's contributions:
Stories noted recently: 29
Stories submitted: 9734
Front Page stories: 2311




 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.