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Synonyms for coral

a variable color averaging a deep pink

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the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry

unfertilized lobster roe

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marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton

of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color

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HERMES will also assess the extent of cold-water coral mounds and so-called 'anoxic environments', where creatures live without oxygen in zones of high volcanic activity.
WWF Scotland has welcomed Brussels' move to introduce emergency fishing restrictions over the Darwin Mounds, which will prevent further damage to these deep water coral mounds for a period of six months.
Only discovered in 1998, the Darwin Mounds are a unique collection of cold-water coral mounds at a depth of 1000 metres, about 185km north west of Scotland.
As a result, the coral mounds and forests have been extensively cleared away, both accidentally during fishing and also purposefully because they get in the way.