Global Distribution of Shallow Coral Reef Ecosystems

Shallow water coral reefs straddle the equator worldwide. The shallow coral reefs found in U.S. territorial waters are highlighted in purple in this map. More about coral reef ecosystems can be found in our Coral Reefs featured story.

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Shallow water coral reefs straddle the equator worldwide.
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