precious coral

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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

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Thick gobs of goop clog the coast's precious coral reefs.
Similar patchiness is showing up in preliminary results of a study of red precious coral.
The views were staggering, clear blue waters reflecting the precious coral below.
The environmental community of The Bahamas is excited about Disney's commitment to preserving our precious coral reefs," said Eleanor Phillips, Northern Caribbean program director for The Nature Conservancy.
Goldberg said on Thursday that people "responsible" for the USS Guardian "received punishment" for the accident that led to the destruction of precious coral reefs in the area.
When a guard tripped up at the V&A museum, he crashed into a wall of precious coral called Mesh, causing pounds 450 worth of damage.
People from across the region are invited to help improve the condition of Fujeirah's beaches and its precious coral reefs.
But the decision sparked protest due to concerns it would damage precious coral reefs.
Along with amber, precious coral may have also been used as a source of currency for trade by paleolithic man (Tescione, 1968).
Since its launch in Australia in 1999, The Quiksilver Crossing has traveled 76,312 nautical miles, discovered 98 waves, while documenting the health of hundreds of the world's precious coral reefs.
Because of this, no official Government records have been kept on the total amount of precious coral harvested in Japan.
I'm sure he would like to leave with a bang, and Precious Coral can start the ball rolling by taking the first division (3.
Serchuk; hydraulic dredging of clam resources in the Adriatic Sea; Mutsu Bay scallop culture, stock enhancement, and resource management; giant clam fisheries and stock enhancement; management of the Saharan trawl fishery for cephalopods; population assessment, management, and fishery forecasting for Todarodes pacificus; Pacific and Mediterranean precious coral fisheries, and world echinoderm fisheries.
The bare form of that Yarmouth race is hardly earth-shattering, and in Ramamara (my idea of the winner) and Precious Coral, she's facing a couple of rivals dropping significantly in class.