Status of Coral Reefs of the World : 2000

  title={Status of Coral Reefs of the World : 2000},
  author={Clive Wilkinson},
The coral reefs in Djibouti, Eritrea, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen are generally in good and often pristine condition. Reefs in this region are primarily fringing reefs along the mainland and island coastlines, along with barrier reefs, pinnacles and atolls which receive only minor land influences. Many reefs have 30% to 50% live coral cover at most locations. Coral bleaching caused extensive die-off in the Gulf region and the southern Red Sea in 1998, and on the… CONTINUE READING
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